malakaï is a writer, theatre director, cultural producer + consultant from pre-gentrified Hackney. Led by curiosity and care, malakaï creates and interrogates through an unapologetically Afrocentric lens; disrupting systemic oppression and underrepresentation in the arts through socially-engaged artistic/strategic interventions. Their work explores queer intimacy, generational/migrational trauma, inner-city gentrification and unearthing Black Joy in dense built environments. In 2014 malakaï co-founded The S+K Project, a producing theatre company that they ran as artistic director until 2019. They are currently co-director of literary arts organisation BORN::FREE, associate director at Theatre Peckham and are an associate with INvolve and Sour Lemons.
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- THE 2021 I LIKE NETWORKING MENTORING SCHEMEI LIKE NETWORKING is a platform that aims to support women and non-binary professionals looking for a career in the creative and cultural industry and those who already work in the field but feel stuck. The mentoring programme is international, which reflects the global creative sector. Mentees will be paired with a mentor for 4 meetings, over a 3-month period. In collaboration with their mentor, mentees will define their goals, finesse their skill set, and refine their CV. Additionally, ment
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