Photos by Leo J Skilbeck & Holly Revell
ASTERION is a series of images. Images of positivity, of bliss, of inner peace and of power.
In Greek mythology, Icarus, son of the inventor Daedalus, flies on wings of wax, looping in front of the sun. His wings melt and the myth cautions him/you not to fly too close.
This exhibition is about flying super close and loving it.
An antidote to, an ignoring of, a swearing at, a dancing in front of, a punch to, a commanding of dysphoria, exploring feelings of freedom, release, elation and tranquility.
The images feature trans-masculine and gender-nonconforming performers of BULLISH: Krishna Istha, Cairo Nevitt, Lucy Jane Parkinson, Amelia Stubberfield.
The exhibition was made under the close mentorship of Holly Revell. Holly and her work, including the David Hoyle Photo Book can be found here.
My England | BIG BEN
Fourteen theatre makers from across England were each commissioned by the Young Vic to write a monologue about what Englishness means to them now.
Filmed on location in the Young Vic’s main house, our monologue explores concepts of masculinity through a trans lens, using a rite of passage between two generations.
Written and directed by Leo J Skilbeck
Featuring Lucy Jane Parkinson
Filmmakers Tristan Shepherd
Producers Nadia Latif & Imogen Brodie