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Numbi Festival 2018 Launch - Repair and Rebellion
Saturday 21 July
All orders will be subject to a fee of £1.50 except if your tickets are free or if you are a member
An afternoon of carefully crafted workshops including...
Digital storytelling with Smartphone Video, the three-hour workshop will cover the technical and narrative aspects of shooting, recording and editing video using smartphones with Imran Azam from This is Reel and Urban Affinity.
Studio portraiture sourced from migrant families. Creating a space for attendees to be transported back in time and reflect on the importance of family photos to send back home. Please come dressed to impress and ready to pose with Asma Kabadeh, Hodan Elmi and Nadyah Aissa.
Plus an evening of live poetry and musical performances ending with a ceremonial musical and spoken word tribute to the iconic Poly Styrene, featuring Numbi resident artists and special guests, along with traditional food.
Numbi Arts nutures a local and global conversation collaboratively creating platforms to celebrate diverse voices, producing workshops, events and SCARF literary arts magazine. Their work includes Numbispace, an ongoing research project investigating contemporary arts practice from pre-civil war Somalia to the present day Diaspora.
Numbi resident artists and special guests including:
Deqa Abshir, Amal Alhaag, Maria Guggenbichler, Ayan Farah, Hudda Khaireh, Celesta Bell, Mumtaza Mehri, Malique Mohamud, Sai Murray, Elmi Ali, Abiel Hagos, Ali Ahmed Hussein, Nadifa Mohamed, Mahamed Ali, Naima Elmi, Mr Gee, Hodan Yusuf, Kaltun Bacado, Mohamed Maalow Nuur and Imran Azam..
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'The place where gifted poets flex their linguistic muscle, talented musicians make you move your feet and cutting-edge filmmakers keep you glued to the screen with their latest films. Numbi is about art, movement, dance, rhythm and it's about fun!' - Belinda Otas
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Things you should know
The daytime is suitable for all ages, and takes place across Venue 1 & 2.
The event is 18+ from 7pm, and takes place in the Main Space
This event is wheelchair accessible.