Following the steps of controversial Italian activist Mario Mieli, queer artist Gabriele Uboldi embarks on a digital and site-specific journey to 1970s LGBTQ+ London.
Reflecting on Mieli’s heritage and his own queer migration, Uboldi unearths the hidden sites of a history that is both personal and political, exploring notions of queerness and belonging.
Choose one location from the map and head there in person, if you can. There is no set order – you can choose whichever location you like.
As you head to your chosen location, please listen to the first 'on my way' recording. Once you're at the location, click or tap on the pin and then on 'link' to listen to the site-specific recording.
As you head to your second chosen location, please listen to the second 'on my way' recording, and so forth.
LONDON / LONDRA
by Gabriele Uboldi
Gabriele Uboldi (he/they) is an award-winning director, playwright, dramaturg and producer based in London. He is a European artist with a focus on formal experimentation, mediatised theatre and queer performance. They're completing the MA Text and Performance at Birkbeck and RADA, and have a background in Social Anthropology.
Uboldi is the co-founder and artistic director of UNDONE THEATRE, a London-based theatre company focussing on experimenting with different forms of storytelling and undoing traditional narrative structures. You can find out more about Undone Theatre by visiting their website at www.undonetheatre.com
Interviewees: Julian Hows, Stuart Feather, and other anonymous contributors.
Featured voices: Gabriele Uboldi, Tommaso Giacomin, Sam Rees, Joey Jepps, Monica Verga, Sam Daltry, Georgia Louise Luckhurst. The beat in the Fulham Town Hall recording was composed by Annabel Grace Steele.
Special thanks to: Julian Hows, Stuart Feather, Joey Jepps, Chloe Ashley, Sam Rees, Georgia Louise Luckhurst, Sam Daltry, Dan de la Motte, Tommaso Giacomin, Annabel Grace Steele, Dr Flora Pitrolo, Dr Jay Skelton, the LSE library.