Talk Past event Saturday, 18 June 2022

Variations: Trans Approaches to Literature, Film and Journalism

Hear from Juliet Jacques, Visiting Lecturer at the Royal College of Art, filmmaker, and author of 'Trans: A memoir, an account of transition and transgender politics and culture'.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Hochhauser Auditorium, Sackler Centre (Level 1), V&A South Kensington

  • Free event

Variations: Trans Approaches to Literature, Film and Journalism photo

Juliet Jacques is a Visiting Lecturer in MA Contemporary Art Practice at the Royal College of Art, as well as a filmmaker, and author. Juliet documented her gender transition in a series for The Guardian called 'A Transgender Journey'. She has also written several book, including 'Trans: A memoir, an account of transition and transgender politics and culture'.

Her latest book Variations explores the lives of trans and non-binary people in the UK through archive material and real life events spanning the period from 1846 to 2014.

Hear from Juliet as she discusses her latest book, and how her identity influences her approach to literature, film, and journalism.

Book your ticket on Eventbrite here. There will also be drop-in spaces available.

This talk is part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival, taking place across South Kensington 18 – 19 June 2022. Find out more about the programme here.