Tickets for the conference weekend are available here. Tickets for other events will be available soon.
THURSDAY 16TH OF MAY
SEX WORKER ART SHOW @ VENUE TO BE ANNOUNCED
FRIDAY 17TH OF MAY
SEX WORKERS ONLY DAY - DISCUSSION, WORKSHOPS, SOCIAL
You must be a sex worker in order to attend this day - contact email@example.com for more info.
SATURDAY 18TH OF MAY
PUBLIC CONFERENCE DAY ONE @ BRADY ARTS & COMMUNITY CENTRE 10am-6pm
10am - 11.30am: OPENING PANEL - A decriminalised future
11.30-11.45: REST BREAK
11.45-13.15: PANEL SESSION A
A1: What could a radical transfeminist activism look like?
A2: Cops don’t keep us safe: when survival is made criminal
A3: Sex work and migration in Europe
14.15-15.30: PANEL SESSION B
B1: Economic justice under austerity
B2: Sex work research
B3: Sex workers of colour
15.30-15.45: REST BREAK
15.45-17.15: PANEL SESSION C
C1: Strength, resilience and healthcare
C2: Examining anti-trafficking measures
C3: Radical histories: exploring the archives
17.15-18.00: CONNECTING & SHARING RESOURCES
An opportunity for people at the conference to connect and talk more informally at the end of the day about their projects and research, and to follow up on topics raised throughout the day. Those attending the conference are invited to bring any resources they’d like to make available - for example zines, pamphlets, posters or other publications. Information and resources on the movement to decriminalise sex work will be available.
PARTY @ DALSTON SET 7PM - LATE
SUNDAY 19TH OF MAY
PUBLIC CONFERENCE DAY TWO @ BRADY ARTS & COMMUNITY CENTRE 10.30am-6pm
10.30-12.0: PANEL SESSION D
D1: Artists talk bodies, visibility and violence
D2: Working frontline with sex workers
D3: The future of work
12.00-12.15: REST BREAK
12.15-13.30: PANEL SESSION E
E1: Sex workers on the Nordic Model
E2: How do disability and sex work interact in the UK today?
E3: Aesthetics vs ethics: Expanding definitions of ‘feminist porn’
14.30-16.00: PANEL SESSION F
F1: Technology, surveillance and the state: how we resist
F2: (Resisting) systemic violence
F3: Collective organising and sex worker unions
15.15-18.00: CLOSING PANEL - Imagining feminist futures
FILM SCREENING @ LARC 7PM-10PM
Tickets for the festival are available here.
Please take the time to read our safer spaces policy for the festival.
Information on venues and accessibility is available here.
If you would like to donate to SWARM in order to help make this festival and sex worker rights organising possible you can do that here!