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- In the age of Kardashian callouts, blackface and DIY art culture, the internet has never been a more important platform. Online communities like Black Twitter have carved a space for political discourse on the web and our voices are finally being heard. With ‘woke’ added to the Oxford English Dictionary (definition: staying aware of social and political injustices happening in the today), we’ve seen it, we’ve heard it, we’ve sung it. We are asking how the digital age of Tweets, gifs and hashtags
- Inspired by Octavia and in partnership with Southbank Centre, Telling Her Story workshop series was set up in September 2016. Each month's session is curated to coincide with Southbank Centre's current festival or theme. Participants have the option of booking a single poetry workshop, to give poetry a try within a safe and exclusive space, or they can book the whole six-month term. The second series of Telling Her Story is available to book now: www.southbankcentre.co.uk/whats-on/121081-telling
- Poets and performers Jolade Olusanya, Sarah Aluko and Keziah Who from the London-based art collective SXWKS set their imaginations free at a free show. The collective, named after the long summer holiday, bring an open attitude to their work that aims to abandon societal restrictions and embrace purpose and passion.
- Africa Calling launched in September 2014 at Southbank Centre’s Africa Utopia festival with a showcase in the main foyer of the Royal Festival Hall alongside workshops and a pop-up shop. The showcase then toured to Design Junction for London Design Festival with a debate session and workshop run by designers Heath Nash and Yinka Ilori. The 2014 showcase was curated by Kathy Shenoy (Shake the Dust) & Liezel Strauss (Subject Matter Art), and highlighted the work of new and established designers f
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