COSEY FANNI TUTTI

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COSEY FANNI TUTTI

Cosey Fanni Tutti on womanhood, creativity and self-expression - a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

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Walthamstow Trades Hall 61-63 Tower Hamlets Road London E17 4RQ United Kingdom

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From the acclaimed author of Art Sex Music comes a vital meditation on womanhood, creativity and self-expression, and a revelatory exploration into the lives of three visionary artists.

"Myself , Delia and Margery — a trinity of the sacred and profane , sinners and saints of a kind. Three defiant women with our individual, unconventional attitude to life. Untameable spirits, progressive thinkers living within the inherent societal constraints of our times."

In 2018, boundary-breaking visual and sonic artist Cosey Fanni Tutti received a commission to write the soundtrack to a film about Delia Derbyshire, the pioneering electronic composer who influenced the likes of Aphex Twin and the Chemical Brothers. While researching Delia’s life, Cosey became immersed in Derbyshire’s story and uncovered some fascinating parallels with her own life. At the same time Cosey began reading about Margery Kempe, the 15th century mystic visionary who wrote the first English language autobiography.

Re-sisters is the story of three women consumed by their passion for life, a passion they expressed through music, art and lifestyle; they were undaunted by the consequences they faced in pursuit of enriching their lives, and fiercely challenged the societal and cultural norms of their time.

We're honoured to welcome back Cosey Fanni Tutti to Walthamstow to talk about her extraordinary follow-up to Art Sex Music.

Cosey will be in conversation with John Doran (The Quietus). Audience Q&A/Book Signing and Golden Atoms and Nik Colk avoid DJ sets reflecting the book's themes and Cosey's career

https://www.faber.co.uk/author/cosey-fanni-tutti/

‘A fascinating tale of the interlinking lives of three legendary trailblazers.’

SALENA GODDEN

‘Cosey Fanni Tutti has lived the life and has the stories to tell: not just hers, but those of two other still unheralded female pioneers.’

JON SAVAGE

‘Awe-inspiring. Read these revelatory portraits: this book is for anybody who wants to discover the work of three women who, without fanfare, have enriched our world.’

ROBERT WYATT

‘Passionate, original and fiercely defiant.’

RUPERT THOMSON

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