Madison Moore: How To Go Clubbing

The Magic and mythology of Saturday Night @ Day for Night: 24HRS, 20 – 21 February 2016

DATE: Saturday 20 February
Time: 6-7pm

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Madison Moore is an artist scholar, writer and pop culture critic based in London, UK. Known for his provocative and playful performance lectures, including the now-infamous How To Be Beyoncé, Moore writes regularly about popular music, fashion, nightlife and queerness. His writing has been published by Theater, Interview, Art in America, Thought Catalog and Splice Today. His first book, The Theory of the Fabulous Class, will be published by Yale University Press.

For Day for Night, Moore will debut How to Go Clubbing, a brand new performance lecture on the magic and mythology of Saturday night. Why do we go out? What promises does Saturday night make? Moore’s talk digs at the heart of why we party and will reference some of the big thinkers, musicians and partyers of our time, with a surprising twist…

 

ABOUT MADISON MOORE [UK]:

Madison Moore (Ph.D., American Studies, Yale University, 2012) is a research associate in ‘Modern Moves’ in the Department of English at King’s College London. Trained in performance studies and popular culture, Madison is a DJ, writer and pop culture scholar with expertise in nightlife culture, fashion, queer studies, contemporary art, alternative subcultures and urban aesthetics. He is a staff writer at Thought Catalog, Splice Today, and his other writing has appeared in Vice, Interview magazine, Art in America, the Journal of Popular Music Studies and Theater magazine. With Francisco Raul Cornejo he is also guest editing a special issue of the Journal of Popular Music Studies on Nightlife and Club Cultures.

A 2006 Ford Foundation Pre-Doctoral scholar, madison has been profiled by Color Lines, Black Book magazine, “Page Six” of the New York Post, and also appeared in a front-page profile in The New York Observer. Madison has also been a featured as an expert on HuffPost Live, a Vice documentary on nightlife culture and recently gave a TED talk on “Communicating Brooklyn Style.”

Madison is the author of the Thought Catalog original e-book How to Be Beyoncé, available on Amazon, iTunes, Barnes and Noble, Google Play, Kobo and Audible. He is currently working on two book projects, The Theory of the Fabulous Class, which will be published by Yale University Press, and a new project called A Cultural History of Saturday Night.

 

TWITTER: @popgazm

INSTAGRAM: madisonalexandermoore

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