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A collection of stories and objects that won't end up in a traditional museum! David Sheppeard and Roni Guetta interview some of their favorite queer people in Brighton and Hove about the objects they would put in a Queer Museum if there was one. A collection of personal stories, crucial historical moments for the LGBTQ+ community, political and personal struggles, are told through loved objects and memorabilia.

My Queer Museum Roni Guetta & David Sheppeard

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A collection of stories and objects that won't end up in a traditional museum! David Sheppeard and Roni Guetta interview some of their favorite queer people in Brighton and Hove about the objects they would put in a Queer Museum if there was one. A collection of personal stories, crucial historical moments for the LGBTQ+ community, political and personal struggles, are told through loved objects and memorabilia.

    Boogaloo Stu: on Marilyn, large wigs, and very large phalluses...

    Boogaloo Stu: on Marilyn, large wigs, and very large phalluses...

    Boogaloo Stu shares the incredible stories behind his three submissions to the imaginary Queer Museum.

    Boogaloo Stu is a DJ, producer, maker, designer, artiste, and performer. He is the creator and the life of many of Brighton's best parties and events....

    In this interview Stu talks about Marilyn, the power of a DIY outfit, and a lifelong fascination with giant phalluses. 

    Recorded remotely on March 16, 2021
    Interview by: Roni Guetta and David Sheppeard
    Editing and original music by Olive Mondegreen

    • 47 min
    Tarik Elmoutawakil: on secret diaries, creativity, and community

    Tarik Elmoutawakil: on secret diaries, creativity, and community

    Tarik tells Roni and David which are the objects that would best tell his personal queer story. 

    Tarik Elmoutawakil is an artist, producer, and co-founder of Marlborough Productions in Brighton. Tarik is also the creator of Brownton Abbey, the afro futuristic space-church themed performance party.

    In his interview Tarik talks about his secret diary, teenage feelings, his creative journey, and  the collective power of community. 

    Recorded on October 26, 2020, at The Spire, Brighton
    Interview by: Roni Guetta and David Sheppeard
    Editing and original music by Olive Mondegreen

    • 38 min
    Juno Dawson: on teenage crushes, books, gender and fashion

    Juno Dawson: on teenage crushes, books, gender and fashion

    Juno tells Roni and David which are the objects that would best tell her personal queer story. Juno Dawson is a best selling novelist, screenwriter, and journalist.  She is also a part of the queer cabaret collective known as CLUB SILENCIO. Juno grew up...

    • 30 min
    Kathy Caton: on spaces and places, gentrification, and community

    Kathy Caton: on spaces and places, gentrification, and community

    Kathy tells Roni and David which are the objects that would best tell her personal queer story. Quite literally the queer voice of Brighton, Kathy Caton is broadcaster at BBC and Radio Reverb, as well as a woman pioneering in the world of gin making!In...

    • 32 min
    Janet Jones: AIDS activism, theatre, punk

    Janet Jones: AIDS activism, theatre, punk

    Janet tells Roni and David which are the objects that would best tell her personal queer story. Janet Jones grew up in West Yorkshire and lives in Brighton. She is a writer, queer and disability-rights activist, film makers, and all round source of many...

    • 37 min
    Aneesa Chaudhry: on being Asian, friendship, and on being herself

    Aneesa Chaudhry: on being Asian, friendship, and on being herself

    Aneesa tells Roni and David which are the objects that would best tell her personal queer story. 

    Aneesa grew up in a creative Asian household. She now sings at Jazz and world music festivals around the world as one of the finest singers on the scene. And runs a number of choirs and projects in Brighton & Hove. 

    In her interview Aneesa talks about being an Asian queer woman, finding comradery and friendship on the scene, and defining her unique self. 

    Recorded on October 14, 2020, at The Spire, Brighton
    Interview by: Roni Guetta and David Sheppeard
    Editing and original music by Olive Mondegreen

    • 28 min

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