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Finding Power SEASON: UPCOMING EVENTS

Season Launch Party

Season launch party with poetry, installations, and music

Part of Finding Power season

Speaking Truth To Power

Presented by Reporters Without Borders

A dynamic conversation on global reporting and power

Part of Finding Power season

Smashing It

Presented by Sabrina Mahfouz

A celebration of working class writers making it happen in the UK today

Part of Finding Power season

I Tried To F**K Up The System

Presented by Travis Alabanza

A performance on power and loneliness by Travis Alabanza

Part of Finding Power season

Fierce Words

Presented by Arvon

A collaborative Arvon writing workshop addressing the climate emergency

Part of Finding Power season

Taking Back Power

Presented by Liv Wynter

A mapping workshop on spaces of care

Part of Finding Power season

Writing Futures

Presented by Ama Josephine Budge

Science Fiction writing workshops with Ama Josephine Budge

Part of Finding Power season

Speaking Under Surveillance

Presented by Maslaha and Liberty

An evening exploring the censorship of Muslim communities and artists in the UK

Part of Finding Power season

Un Nuevo Sol

Presented by Invisible Presence

Latinx writers celebrate histories and futures of resistance

Part of Finding Power season

Liberating Languages

Presented by English PEN

An evening exploring the languages we use and the power they hold

Part of Finding Power season

What Words Are Ours?

Presented by Talia Randall

A tongue-twisting, thigh-slapping, tear-jerking poetry-cabaret show

Part of Finding Power season

Invisible Power, Online Lives

Presented by ARTICLE 19

Challenge how the Internet shapes power relations with discussion and digital art

Part of Finding Power season

Decolonise Power

Presented by Decolonise Fest

A night of acoustic music by punx of colour, curated by Decolonise Fest

Part of Finding Power season

Finding Your Voice

Presented by Patrice Lawrence and The Literary Consultancy

Reconnect with your reasons for writing, with Patrice Lawrence

Part of Finding Power season

Oh God! Not Another One?

Presented by Selina Thompson

A Kitchen Table Workshop with Selina Thompson re-learning how we do democracy

Part of Finding Power season

The Neurology Of Power

Presented by Suzanne Alleyne

An interactive lecture from Suzanne Alleyne, looking at culture, power and the brain

Part of Finding Power season

Sharing Futures

Presented by Ama Josephine Budge

Science Fiction showcase: the power of alternative futures

Part of Finding Power season

Building Peace

Presented by 4MATION

A youth-led evening of presentations on power, violence and peace

Part of Finding Power season

Power of a Soundsystem

Presented by Brent 2020 and Blueprint Collective

A club night looking at UK sound system culture and the legacy of reggae-as-resistance

Part of Finding Power season

MORE EVENTS

Dissent as an Everyday Experience

Presented by English PEN, Czech Centre London, and Karolinum Press

A discussion on the work of Ludvík Vaculík and writing dissent today.

Practical training for requesters

Presented by Campaign for Freedom of Information

The Nightcrawlers: screening and conversation

Presented by Reporters Without Borders

Exclusive screening and conversation with director Alexander Mora and Veronica Pedrosa

Creative Writing and Wellbeing

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Finding Your Voice

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

Learn the craft of writing from the inside out

Writers' Day 2020

Presented by The Literary Consultancy

A day of talks and workshops by inspiring expert speakers

MEDIA

Audio: Somalinimo (till I dhimo)

Sound Installation by Amina Jama

Audio

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Somalinimo (till I dhimo)

Reading list curated by Amina Jama and The Reading Agency

Reading List

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Writing Our Way Home: Installation

Installation by RESOLVE Collective

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Somalinimo (till I dhimo)

Installation by Amina Jama

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Letters Home

Free writing desk by The Literary Consultancy

Part of Writing Our Way Home season

Video: All The Ways We Could Grow

A talk by Travis Alabanza

Video

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

A Future Without A Past

By CN Lester

Article

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

Reign

By Ruth Sutoyé

Podcast

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

Black Flamingo Salon

By Keith Jarrett

Blog

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

The Apocalypse Reading Room List

Curated by Ama Josephine Budge  

Reading List

Part of All The Ways We Could Grow season

The Moon Is A Meme

Video

Part of THIS IS PRIVATE season

Reading List: THIS IS PRIVATE

with The Reading Agency

Reading List

Part of THIS IS PRIVATE season