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Vince Laws

Vince Laws is a poet, artist, performer, campaigner. He writes poetry, performs poetry and makes visual poetry, paintings, collage, posters, film, installations and recordings: “As an artist, I define what art is. As a poet, I define what a poem is. If my art can be anything from a painting to a concept, so can my poetry. I am a poem.”

Posts by Vince Laws

Dandifest 2017 opens in Norwich with a performance of Act One from ‘A Very Queer Nazi Faust’

Dandifest 2017 celebrates the 50th anniversary of homosexuality becoming partially legalised in the UK. We'll explore diversity, make a stand against violence and pledge solidarity with the bees. Our main hub is once again St Margaret's Church of Art on St Benedicts Street in the centre of Norwich. Between 24th April ...

A Very Queer Nazi Faust gathers momentum…

Reminder… Working as an independent poet, artist and campaigner, I'm going to make the following happen in 2017. A Very Queer Nazi Faust is an experimental participatory theatre project. It's to celebrate 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, and to highlight the plight of disabled people ...

Energetic image of two eyes. Beneath them are the words 'A Very Queer Nazi Faust' in bold

A Very Queer Nazi Faust is happening!

Working as an independent poet, artist and campaigner, I'm going to make the following happen in 2017 in Norwich. A Very Queer Nazi Faust is an experimental participatory theatre project. It's to celebrate 50 years since the partial decriminalisation of homosexuality in the UK, and to highlight the plight of disabled ...

Photo of artist Vince Laws with his head through a painted panel resembling Munch's painting The Scream

Art of Norwich ’46

Long time no blog. I needed a break from recording every intervention. I wanted to spend time doing art rather than writing about it. I’ve written a brand new draft of a poetry comic, A Very Queer Nazi Faust, and I’ve been oil painting and really enjoying it. I see the ...

photo of Ann Young being photographed on an iPad in front of a piece of artwork that says "I love Pussy Riot"

Dandifest the Movie / 10 October 2014

The Norwich Dandies are delighted to release Dandifest the Movie, today, World Mental Health Day. Dandifest took place in Norwich from 28 April - 10 May 2014. Thanks to everyone who helped make it happen. Please share and enjoy! Please click on this link to read Ann Young's review of DandiFest https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=KZ6M1uNtuBU&feature=player_embedded Edit this blog...

UK Welfare-Related Deaths: The Black Triangle List / 30 April 2015

The following text taken from the Black Triangle List was found and edited by poet, artist and campaigner Vince Laws in collaboration with film maker, digital artist, and campaigner Andrew Day. Made for Dandifest! Norwich launch 27/5/15 with Arts Council England funding from the National Lottery, and donations. Hello John I'm a poet, artist, and campaigner ...

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