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Welcome to the 20th Annual Allied Media Conference!

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Zoe Trope

East London Strippers Collective
Zoe Trope is an activist, community organiser and filmmaker with nearly 10 years of sex work experience. She began as a stripper in Baltimore clubs, pulling 30 hour work weeks while earning her BA in Electronic Media and Film, with a heavy emphasis in womens studies. She was a founding member of the Rude Girls Burlesque Cult, a troupe that was formed at a stripclub where dancers were subverting expectations by offering tarot readings, portraits and specialized performances in lieu of lapdances. In 2010, she moved to London, where she began shaking it on the stages of East London`s notorious strip pub circuit, where punters drop pounds in a pint glass to see stage shows. It was at one of these venues that she teamed up with the other girls to create the East London Strippers Collective, an activist and arts collective run by and for strippers to demand an end to stigma and campaign for fair working conditions. On her 10 year sex work anniversary, she decided to pack it in and move home to concentrate on making
Zoe Trope is an activist, community organiser and filmmaker with nearly 10 years of sex work experience. She began as a stripper in Baltimore clubs, pulling 30 hour work weeks while earning her BA in Electronic Media and Film, with a heavy emphasis in womens studies. She was a founding member of the Rude Girls Burlesque Cult, a troupe that was formed at a stripclub where dancers were subverting expectations by offering tarot readings, portraits and specialized performances in lieu of lapdances. In 2010, she moved to London, where she began shaking it on the stages of East London's notorious strip pub circuit, where punters drop pounds in a pint glass to see stage shows. It was at one of these venues that she teamed up with the other girls to create the East London Strippers Collective, an activist and arts collective run by and for strippers to demand an end to stigma and campaign for fair working conditions. On her 10 year sex work anniversary, she decided to pack it in and move home to concentrate on making art with the aim of uplifting marginalised groups, with particular concentration on queer womxn and sex workers.

My Presenters Sessions

Saturday, June 16
 

11:00am