TAA Programme / Rhaglen TAA

This programme is what we have planned so far – of course, you can just turn up and use the space on the day to make art, run a workshop, perform or skill-share. Things will be spontaneous and chaotic, but we’ve also managed to secure lots of awesome events to take place in this building which would otherwise be unused & empty. 



TAA Cardiff will be booze-free during the day time, to make sure it’s a child-friendly space and safe for people recovering etc. From dinner time when the meal is served, booze will be tolerated throughout the evening but if your a drunk twat you’ll be asked to leave! We will have a safer spaces policy in action – be nice to each other and everything will be awesome!

CONFIRMED ARTISTS: Lembo, Serena Boheimer, Raven Nightly, Crav Llibertat, Ira Norton Edwards, Richard Gravelle, Helen Bur, Colour Doomed, Sam Wall, Jenny Cashmore, Kassandra Tigg, Ian Cooke, Ripe, Allan Rutherford, Nakita McBride, Iwan Ap Huw Morgan, Efa Blosse-Mason, V Blank, Jana Romanova, Henry Lascelles, The Cardiff Conversation, Cardiff Life Modelling Collective, Jess De Ath, Webbo & MORE!!!!!
These amazing artist make so many different styles between them – graffiti, installations, murals, 3D work, video art, illustration etc! 



Wednesday 29th April



12:00pm Space is Open!

Dorombal (psychedelic DJ from Hungary!)

Upcycling Workshop with Craft & Create (4pm)



6:30pm FREE HOT MEAL (vegan)



Afiach & A-Grrrls present an evening of awesome music by awesome grrrrlz feat. Perkie, Rufus Mufasa, Efa Supertramp & DJ Rebellerebelle.
PERKIE (Piano Punk)
https://perkie.bandcamp.com/
‘Piano Punx 4 Lyf.’ Perkie’s been touring the UK consistently over the last eight years with her soulful, catchy piano pop, releasing her debut full-length, ‘Time Machines’ in 2014 to splendid reviews.

RUFUS MUFASA (Hip Hop)
https://rufusmufasa.bandcamp.com/
Rufus mufasa, performance poet, lyricist and hip hop educator. This bilingual beauty will leave you breathless as you hop on her riveting roller coaster of rhymes! Encompassing so many genres with flawless freestyling, no two performances will ever be the same!

EFA SUPERTRAMP (Folk punk Grrrl)

Efa Supertramp is a folk punk singer songwriter, her songs are angry but uplifting and passionate, she hates money, power and greed but loves living life as free as she can. She has toured all over the UK and Europe, playing in protests, squats, street corners, living rooms, bars and festivals.

DJ REBELLEREBELLE
Ex-Dirty Revolution front woman, will be spinning some awesome grrrl tunes, before, between and after bands to keep you entertained and dancing!

Thursday 30th April



12:00pm Space is open!

DJ AJOJ

Cardiff-born-and-bred AJOJ will be playing an awesome mix of reggae, old school, 80’s, indie & hip hop music to get some daytime dancing moves going!
Laughter Yoga

Laughter Yoga is a fantastic way of keeping fit and healthy whilst having fun. It all started in a park in Mumbai in 1995 with just 5 participants, and now there are over 10,000 laughter clubs in 73 different countries – just showing the  need to laugh around the world Laughter Yoga is based on the principal that your body doesnt know the difference between fake and genuine laughter.   As long as you are willing to laugh you will get the same psychological and physiological benefits of laughter. It is a combination of  deep yogic breathing and playful laughter exercises. It is usually practiced in groups where you can make eye contact and connect with your sense of child like fun.

6:30pm FREE HOT MEAL (vegan)



Tutored Life Drawing (7pm)
Come and figure draw with the Cardiff Life Model Collective. There will be a nude model offering a variety of poses and some gentle tutoring available. Please bring your own drawing materials there will be some basic ones provided. For more info on Cardiff life model collective please see https://www.facebook.com/cardifflifemodels?fref=ts

KEEP IT PEEL STICKER EXPO
Street artist Lembo presents a sticker art & paste-up show. Hundreds of street artists from across the world have submitted their work, which will be put together into a massive combo.

There will be hip hop beats from Brave Toaster; Rhymes from Joe Dirt, Turna Phrase, Applied Science & DJ Alkemy, and WOWZA will finish off the evening with some Drum’n’bass!

Check out photos & links of submissions here: https://www.facebook.com/events/810887355646674/
Brave Toaster – https://soundcloud.com/brave_toaster
Joe Dirt – https://soundcloud.com/dogruffbeats
Turna Phrase – https://soundcloud.com/turnaphrase-1
Applied Science – https://soundcloud.com/applied_science
DJ Alkemy – https://soundcloud.com/dj-alkemy
WOWZA – https://www.mixcloud.com/wuwmixes/

Friday 1st May


12:00pm Space is open!

– Upcycling / Clothes Customisation with Miss Chevious Gladrags Miss.Chievious Gladrags will be there giving an introduction to clothes customisation , learn basic machine skills and learn simple skills to jazz up your existin wardrobe , i ask that you bring some of your own items of clothes along to customise , i shall bring scraps to help the jazzing up process 😉
https://www.facebook.com/pages/MissChievious-Gladrags/277913175575317

“First Hand Experience of the UK immigration system” – TED talk with Shroukie El-Attar (Queer Refugee from Egypt)
Shrouk will be talking about their experiences of being an asylum seeker in the UK. Shrouk is an LGBTQI+ activist. Later on in the evening you can enjoy their amazing belly dancing with a queer twist!

Diana More Photography (Love Sex Hate Sexism Collective) taking portraits.
“Part of an on-going project, where I take a portrait of and interview people who are active in the punk scene but aren’t part of the majority or don’t fit the stereotype of a punk, basically not cis, white, hetro men. I’d love to interview / photograph people from Cardiff”
http://dianamorephotography.tumblr.com/tagged/diy-punx

6:30pm FREE HOT MEAL (vegan)


MEGAVERSE 
Poetry collective presents a number of talented local poets. (6:30pm-9:00pm)

The Dancing Queer 
What’s that? Belly dancers should have long hair and shave their legs and underarms? Well, not this one! Originally from the capital of Belly Dancing, Egypt, the hairy, pierced and tattooed queer dancer will give you a very oriental performance with a twist. “Although I don’t believe that neither I, nor anyone, needs to provide a reason to dance: I dance because where I come from being a belly dancer is considered to be shameful. I dance to break a stereotype of what a belly dancer “should look like”. I dance because it connects me to my roots and culture. I dance because it makes me happy. “

Cardiff Life Model Collective Performance

– RONIN  9pm-11pm.
All the way from London’s TAA Crew Ronin will be playing some bouncy bass & breaks! Look out for his day time set sometime in the week too when he will be playing a rock-n-roll, gypsy, brass, soul & funk set!

Saturday 2nd May

12:00pm Space is Open!

–  DJ James PB aka Peanut-Butter

All the way from London town, James PB will be playing some awesome ska throughout the afternoon!

ANIMA RISING “Ways of Living” – talk/documentary, followed by Q&A
 (4pm)
Anima Rising is a collaborative project by Harper Cowan and Jessica Eve Watkins, with the aim of producing creative content that raises consciousness, increases awareness, and inspires viewers to think – and live – outside the box.

Currently central to Anima Rising is Ways of Living, a documentary about Jesse & Harper’s road trip around America, in search of alternative and sustainable life. The focus is love and positivity: living freely with wide open hearts, whilst harming nothing. The film explores alternative technologies and sustainable practices, and features interviews with spiritual and awakening people. 
http://www.animarising.net/about/

A-GRRRLS presents: Love Sex, Hate Sexism (5pm)
The LSHS crew are coming down from London to do a talk, “A small DIY non-profit collective, raising awareness of sexism and sexual assaults within the punk community, while also promoting healthy sexual attitudes”
https://lovesexhatesexism.wordpress.com/

A-Grrrls is a radical feminist collective based in Cardiff, if you’d like to get involved please contact: agrrrlscaerdydd@gmail.com

Mixtape Swapshop (hosted by Run the Track Zine)
Bring a mixtape or CD you have created to TAA
Swap it for another UNIQUE mixtape created by someone else. SIMPLE.

6:30pm FREE HOT MEAL (vegan)


Little Eris “Karma 2 U” video launch (7pm)
Cardiff’s very own electro pop queen will be launching her new video ‘Karma 2 U’ and you can also join in with the dance moves! #K2U

EXPERIMENTAL EVENING OF MUSIK feat. Reverend Howl, Conformist, PSI & SQWN.
REVEREND HOWL (Sir Gâr)
Experi-playful fucked up weird lo-fi sounds

PSI (Bangor)
Experimental techno
http://www.bbc.co.uk/cymru/radiocymru/c2/sesiwn/psi.shtml

JUST JACK (Cardiff)
16 year old making weird noises with his keyboard & laptop!

CONFORMIST (Cardiff)
Cut N’ Paste Punk Electronics
http://www.conformistmusic.co.uk/

SQUARE WAVE / SQWV (Newport/Cardiff)
Four piece live techno.

ALSO CONFIRMED IN A MORE SPONTANEOUS KIND OF WAY, WHERE YOU’LL JUST HAVE TO BE AT THE SPACE TO CATCH IT —— a talk on the history of TAA, growing from London to other cities across UK; Laughter Yoga; Hula-Hooping; Juggling; DJ AJOJ (playing a mix of awesome music); DJ Helena Handcart & MORE!!!! Come along and skill-share, perform, start a discussion or make art!

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