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In Place of War presents
Nafasi Week UK: Change Makers
Tuesday 18 October
In a nutshell
How can you change the world around you through culture, arts and activism?
In Place of War showcases some of the world’s most groundbreaking artists, activists and creative entrepreneurs from sites of conflict, post-conflict and humanitarian disaster.
International cultural producers from Kenya, Uganda, Zimbabwe, DR Congo, Brazil, India come to London and to speak alongside some of the UK’s most prolific artists and social commentators.
Each cultural producer will deliver TED-style talks about creative activism, cultural production, cultural spaces and digital/funding/tools/future.
Part of Nafasi Week UK
What to expect
Free TED-style talks. See 20 inspiring people give talks on their cultural spaces, cultural production, creative activism, digital tools and the future.
Karina Goulordova, Creative Space, Lebanon
Mc Benny Acholi Muding, Northern Uganda HipHop Culture-NUHC, Uganda
Robert Mũnũku, Mau Mau Collective, Kenya
Fabio Pedroza, Moreis Convida, Brazil
Dan Glass, The Glass Is Half Full, UK
Lorraine Charlotte Bgoya, Magamba Network, Zimbabwe
Miqueas Figueroa, Tiuna El Fuerte, Venezuela
Laurent Kasindi, Search for Common Ground, DR Congo
Fenella Dawnay & Kirstin Shirling, Good Chance Theatre, UK
Felipe Altenfelder, Fora Do Exio, Brazil
David Heinemann, Index on Censorship, UK
Harnaman Singh Mehta, India
Jonny Hesketh, The Yellow House, UK
In Place of War
In Place of War is a multi-award winning organisation based within The University of Manchester that empowers, mobilises and connects artists and creative communities in sites of war, post-conflict and humanitarian disaster. Our work spans research, production, alternative education programmes, digital networks and cultural spaces.
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Things you should know
This event is free but you need to book a place by emailing firstname.lastname@example.org
Suitable for ages 16+
This event is wheelchair accessible.
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From Friday 17 November to Saturday 18 November