the87press (est. 2018) is a South-Asian, Non-Binary, and Neurodiverse led independent publisher based in South London, prioritising experimental, new, and emerging writing from writers across the intersections of race, class, gender, sexuality, and neurodiversity. With over 28 titles on their catalogue, an online e-journal of poetry and poetics, and a stellar reputation for fun events at ever larger scales, the87press will continue to develop and re-imagine how literature can engage with issues such as social justice, environmentalism, anti-racism, inclusion, and mental health. From 2023-2026, the87press are on the Arts Council’s prestigious National Portfolio, and you can find out more about their work via www.the87press.co.uk
F(r)ictions is a film screening series for experimental short film. The programme selects thematic groupings of short films and screens these either in person or online. Following four years of events in London, UK, F(r)ictions is conducting a residence in Tbilisi, with the programme spanning both Georgia and the UK, hosting collaborative screenings, and putting on experimental short film for new audiences. F(r)ictions place emphasis on DIY filmmaking and encourage low-budget production.