1981: Grace Jones releases her landmark album ‘Nightclubbing’; her body is brown and soft.
2015: Three women are refused entry into a London nightclub; their bodies are brown and soft.
Grace Jones; a dark skinned, androgynous, Jamaican woman, transcending societal norms to become an international superstar. Then later, three young black women, discriminated against and excluded, their bodies branded; ‘undesirable’.
Rachael Young and her badass band of super-humans embrace Afrofuturism and the cult of Grace Jones in NIGHTCLUBBING; an explosive new performance bringing visceral live music and intergalactic visions to start a revolution.
Age 14+ Only
Creative Matters is a series of month-long programmes of performances, films, workshops, discussion and debate that use creativity to explore important matters in today’s society. Each month is focused on a specific topic, and ran in partnership with experts in the field.
During the month of October, we will be celebrating and exploring the subject black British identity. A series of events across our three venues will encourage us to share thoughts and ideas about what it means to be black British today, as part of and supported by, Norfolk Black History Month.
"Nightclubbing is a show of grit and glitter: an uncomprising original tornado" The Stage
"Young is incredible. She is an awe-inspiring presence. The room rumbles because of her. The noise grows, and the walls shake because of her." Exeunt Magazine