Welcome to The Future is Loading...

Before viewing this exhibition, you may want to read our this list of Trigger Warnings and access information. You can read a full exhibition blurb, too, where you will learn more about the curation of the show.

You can view the exhibition in full on our website. You can also view this exhibition on our Instagram.

All works in this show have been audio described. You can find these descriptions alongside each work. 

Where possible, British Sign Language support has also been embedded. 

Together with Able Zine, we are designing a zine for this exhibition which is available for pre-order. This zine includes a collaborative resources list, full of a variety of materials gathered by the curators and contributors during the production of this show. You can also purchase campaign t-shirts through PrintSocial. 

If you would like more information, please email [email protected]ts.org.uk 


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Trigger warnings

This exhibition is intended for persons 16 years of age and above. Some of the films and the pathyouwalk website contain sexual swear words.

For Parts, a film by Panteha Abareshi, contains flashing images and stroboscopic light and sound effects.

Not Better Yet, a film by Panteha Abareshi, contains flashing images, stroboscopic light and fast-changing sound effects. There are images and sounds referencing trauma and distress

Visitors to www.thepathyouwalk.com a website created by Danielle Brathwaite-Shirley, will encounter flashing images and light effects. There are images and text referencing trauma and distress.

An Ode to Marge Simpson, a film by Laura Lulika, contains flickering images and references distress.

Transitions : A movement in Spirit, a filmed performance by Tobi Adebajo, contains flickering images and references distress.

Cripple, a film by Christopher Samuels, contains descriptions some may find distressing; it also contains flickering text.

Call Me By Your DWP Number, a film by WHINEGUMS + BABEWORLD, contains descriptions some may find distressing; it also contains flashing images.

If you would like further information before experiencing the exhibition, or sharing it with others online, please contact [email protected] and we will get back to you as quickly as we can during the exhibition run; if you can provide us with specific queries this will be helpful.

Access

Shape’s approach is to strike a balance between making accessible to all audiences the aesthetic of the works whilst conveying key information; accordingly in order to do so some details are emphasised in different ways across the different access formats. Where we have been able to embed the access we have done so, and with the exhibition being hosted online, some access formats are available in linked locations during the exhibition run. This includes British Sign Language support and audio description. There is a text only version of www.thepathyouwalk.com with interactive links. A zine booklet will be made available in printed and digital format to support the exhibition as well. If you have questions regarding access during the exhibition, please contact [email protected] and we will get back to you as quickly as we can; if you can provide us with specific queries this will be helpful.


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