There’s a bit more to do on the album, but mainly what I’d like from this Kickstarter, is to be able to get the Vansion I live in ready for winter. It would mean the world to me if the people who love my music would contribute to how I live as a musician and help keep me warm this winter.
The main cost is a diesel heater at £740, but if the target is exceeded or a cheaper heating solution is found, then I could also get all manner of bountiful things such as:
-tongue n’ groove wood cladding for the interior walls
-insulated window panels
-an additional cupboard (to help make room for the heater)
If you have something to contribute besides money, please get in touch, whether you have materials going spare, or can help to build, or to install the heater. If you have any of the following to give/lend, please let me know:
-A winter duvet
-Use of a sewing machine/workshop where I can make and install better curtains.
-A studio in London where I could record a drummer.
Kimwei takes his “Nothing’s Binary” workshop to the legendary Summerhouse Weekend at the end of August, as well as performing songs exploring gender and consciousness. This event is sold out, but watch this space and nothingsbinary.com for more gender-spectrum celebrations from Kimwei!
Don’t miss Kimwei’s workshop at Togetherness London on June 17th 2018!
We all have the desire to be fully accepted, yet being truly understood is rare. Why is this? When have we been asked to decide between inclusion and self-realization? When has it seemed necessary to go against our true nature in order to be loved?
This workshop explores the barriers that make aspects of ourselves, and others, hard to perceive, acknowledge and bring compassion to. These barriers might include societal expectations, manners, stereotyping or assumptions. The aim is to present simple but powerful tools to bring healing to our unseen qualities, encouraging connection.
You can’t be what you can’t see and you can’t be what can’t be seen. As a result, this workshop invites you to open your perception and discover exciting new realms in yourself and beautiful new ways of being with others.
Facilitator: Kimwei McCarthy
Kimwei is a singer-songwriter, university lecturer, intuitive therapist, digital nomad, blogger and lifestyle experimenter. He developed workshops which address unseen qualities as a result of his Nothing’s Binary project, which drew his attention to how aspects of us can go unseen if they don’t fit within the stereotypical frame of our physical gender. Like all our workshops, this space is inclusive to all and is LGBT+ aware.
Billie and I are proud to present the 2nd in our series of Nothing’s Binary music videos. We released this to co-incide with Exeter Pride 2018. Slugs & Spice is for when you’re evil but that it has nothing to do with your gender.
My goodness! It’s 1 year since the first Nothing’s Binary video went live, literally the day I wrote it! What a journey it’s been since then, from making the later video with Billie, to gigs where everyone already knew the words, gender workshops, events, Dartington LGBTQ+ festival (Outing) and more! Thanks to everyone who’s been involved in this journey. xxx
Delighted to be invited to an “Outing” by Dartington Arts, Totnes, Billie and I cooked up something special. Credit goes to Billie for finding this ideal song Masculine Women & Feminine Men, which we suitably romped through to contribute to Dartington’s first week-long LGBTQ+ festival. We hope to record the track soon.
We were also fortunate enough to be involved in the photoshoot to promote the event. Photography by Aubrey Simpson
I was also lucky enough this month to host a gender workshop at Ziferblat Co-working space. Thanks to all who attended and stay tuned for more workshops in the future.
Billie and I had such a great time playing at Exeter Street Arts Festival at the weekend. Thanks to all those who came, and who stayed on to chat with us too. We’re cooking up more so stay tuned if you’re up for a Nothing’s Binary gathering in the near future.