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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.”

Vince Laws welcomes you to 'Incite'

29 April 2013

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I’m performing at this event: ‘INCITE’ @ THE  PHOENIX ARTISTS’ CLUB The West End’s Phoenix Theatre is opening the doors of its exclusive members club for a free evening of LGBT poetry and in-house jazz. This monthly event, hosted by Trudy Howson, is an opportunity to experience the very best LGBT poets, and performance artists. With well-known guest performers and open mike later for budding and flowering poets who want to have a go. Stay afterwards and enjoy...

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Umbrellas of Love!

27 June 2014

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Photo of poets Vince Laws and Trudy Howson, pictured naked, surrounded by 100 white umbrellas, ready to be painted

I want to highlight homophobia in the Commonwealth during the forthcoming Commonwealth Gaymes in Glasgow, July 23 - 3 August, 2014, so I've invented Umbrellas of Love! There are 53 countries in the Commonwealth, and in 41 it is illegal to be lesbian, bisexual, or gay. In 7 Commonwealth countries I could be imprisoned for life for being myself, and in 2 countries - in parts of Nigeria and parts of Pakistan under Sharia law - I could be executed because of who I love and who loves me. I...

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Dandifest the Movie

10 October 2014

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photo of Ann Young being photographed on an iPad in front of a piece of artwork that says

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!

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