Ajamu (b. 1963, UK) is a fine art photographic artist, archive curator and radical sex activist. His theoretical provocations and aesthetics allude to a way of being – a playful yet serious politic which unapologetically celebrates desire, pleasure, the erotic and difference.
He studied at the Jan van Eyck Academie, Maastricht, and his work has been exhibited in museums, galleries and alternative spaces around the world.
Amrou Al-Kadhi (b. 1990, UK) is a British-Iraqi writer, performer, director and drag queen. As a screenwriter, they have written for upcoming series Little America and The Watch.
Al-Kadhi’s original drama series with Ellie Kendrick, Beards, is in development with Playground and BBC Drama.
Their drag troupe, Denim, has sold out shows at The Soho Theatre and Edinburgh Festival. Their first book, Unicorn: The Memoir of a Muslim Drag Queen, is being released in October 2019.
Holly Falconer (b. 1984, UK) has spent over a decade capturing London’s queer community. Originally starting out as a writer for LGBTQIA+ publications, her photography tells the stories of her subjects via a vivid, intimate aesthetic.
Falconer’s portraits and documentation of queer lives and scenes have been widely exhibited, and she has worked for the BBC, i-D and Channel 4 among others.
Del LaGrace Volcano (b.1957, USA) has over a thirty-year period made a consistent subject of gender variance, sexual connectedness and body mutations.
Self-named as a ‘part-time gender terrorist’ and intentional mutation, Volcano's photography has staged the constructedness of gender and the rich diversity of body morphologies available to those who are really willing to look, in ways that have resonated deeply with – and often influenced – emerging lesbian, queer, trans and intersex theories.
Image by Holly Falconer, 2016: Sisters Uncut set off rainbow-coloured smoke in solidarity with LGBTQ+ migrants during a demonstration in support of detainees at Yarl's Wood Immigration Removal Centre.