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  • Katie Beswick


    Katie Beswick lives and works in south east London. She is a writer and academic specialising in the fields of performance, art, class and culture. Her writing spans scholarly texts, fiction, journalism and poetry.

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    Katie Beswick presents

    Being Slaggy

    Fri 8 Mar at 7.15pm
    What does it feel like to be a slag? This installation explores the terrain of slaggyness, engaging with feelings of shame, sex, desire and joy through poetry presented at scale.

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    'Being Slaggy' written in bright pink against a pink leapard spotted background
    Posted: 04-03-2024 Tag: artist blogs

    Performance, Poetry, Class and Desire: On Being Slaggy

    The word ‘slag’ has long been used as a general insult, and since the late twentieth century, most frequently used to suggest a spoiled reputation. The installation ‘Being Slaggy’ explores the concept of ‘The Slag’ through a reflection on growing up in south east London in the late 1990s. 

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