Over the last eleven years, OUTBURST has grown from a small community event to an acclaimed festival of local and international queer Arts, culture and ideas
Outburst Queer Arts Festival
In 2017, British Council celebrates its partnership with Belfast's cutting edge international queer arts festival, OUTBURST by exploring the idea of CHANGES.
With Outburst, British Council will welcome over 27 LGBTQ delegates to Belfast, for a day of curated conversations with Northern Ireland artists.
Simón El Topo is a magical puppet show from Peru which challenges how society views sexual identity and opens up discussions about gender stereotypes.
British Council is proud to support Forms of Resistance, archived video work from São Paulo.
Cake Daddy places full-figured bodies in the spotlight and explores what it means to be out of the ordinary.
The partnership between the British Council and Outburst Arts began in 2015, when Director, Ruth McCarthy and Chair, Cian Smyth visited the Americas.
In 2016 Outburst and the British Council explored the idea of home through a series of digital commissions.