Event Stop That Nonsense!

Stop That Nonsense!

Performance Activation

17 June 2022
6.30pm

Join us for a special, one night performance of Stop that Nonsense!, written by Nicholas ‘Prince’ Milverton in response to Jenn Nkiru’s exhibition REBIRTH IS NECESSARY.

Stop that Nonsense! is a short play that explores black excellence and the pressure that manifests in family dynamics. Stop that Nonsense! features the local talent of Daniel Udo Jnr, Samuel Silver and Fikrte Bushell. This performance will be followed by a Q&A with Prince, hosted by podcaster and radio presenter Gugu Bhebhe.

Doors at 6.30pm to view Jenn Nkiru’s installation, the responsive performance will begin at 7pm.

Jenn Nkiru is an award-winning visionary artist and director. Nkiru’s first solo exhibition in Australia REBIRTH IS NECESSARY is currently on show at the IMA. REBIRTH IS NECESSARY explores the magic and dynamism of Blackness in a realm where time and space are altered. The now, the past, and the future are rethought and reordered to create something soulful and mind-bendingly visceral.

Accessibility information:
We are committed to making the IMA accessible to people of all abilities, their families, and carers as well as visitors of different ages and different backgrounds. There is wheelchair access and an accessible toilet with baby changing facilities also located on the ground floor and we welcome guide and support dogs. To find out more contact us at ima@ima.org.au or call 07 3252 5750. Read our access information for visitors here.

Guest Info
  • Nicholas ‘Prince’ Milverton is a British, Australian, Jamaican filmmaker who currently resides in Yeronga, Brisbane. He received a Diploma in Creative Writing in 2013 from Birkbeck College before graduating with a BA in Philosophy from Heythrop, University of London in 2015. Prince went on to write for London-based Magazine, ‘I Am Hip-Hop’. He spent years traveling around Britain, Europe and Jamaica, drawing creative inspiration from his diverse cultural background. After relocating to Australia, he made his first major creative work at Backbone Youth Arts as a co-writer on the theatre production, ‘Skin Deep’ (2019). He has since been actively honing his craft as a director and writer. After the completion of his feature film, ‘My Win is Yours’ (2021), Prince went on to produce his stage play, ‘Dominoes and Rum’. Prince has recently completed a Master of Teaching at the Queensland University of Technology.

Graphic Design by Althemon Manirariha

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