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Numbi Fest 2017 Launch Party:  Poetic Translation

Numbi Fest 2017 Launch Party: Poetic Translation

NUMBI FESTIVAL 2017 CROSS -CURRENTS Launch Party Poetic Translation A night of poetry to celebrate the launch of our festival. Join us as we unpack the cultural history of the city of Beledweyne by examining the popular Somali anthem named after the city by Somali...

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BUILT ENVIRONMENT & ARCHITECTURE (WORKSHOP) GAMBIA

BUILT ENVIRONMENT & ARCHITECTURE (WORKSHOP) GAMBIA

  The aim of the workshop  is to explore the imaginative ways to incorporate sustainability into our daily lives, homes and communities....

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AFRICAN LITERATURE AND BOOK LAUNCH: without Passport or Apology 

AFRICAN LITERATURE AND BOOK LAUNCH: without Passport or Apology 

  Without Passport or Apology (Smokestack Books, 2017) is a book about emigration and immigration, racism and resistance, slavery and freedom. Drawing on experiences in the Caribbean, Europe and Africa, Ishaq Imruh Bakari addresses head-on the experience of...

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NUMBI FESTIVAL 2018 LAUNCH – REPAIR AND REBELLION

NUMBI FESTIVAL 2018 LAUNCH – REPAIR AND REBELLION

NUMBI FESTIVAL 2018 LAUNCH - REPAIR AND REBELLION

Numbi Festival is back in inner London with events across the city this summer!

Cross-Currents- Diasporic Wandering + Art + Heritage + Film
+ Environment. #numbifest2018

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Numbi and RnR Retreat 2019 

Numbi and RnR Retreat 2019 

Fri 11 Jan 2019 - Tue 22 Jan 2019
Relax and Rejuvenate have teamed up with Numbi Arts Group who is a cross-disciplinary creative laboratory focusing on artistic workshops across multiple disciplines, including poetry, film, photography, music, dance and much more.

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Numbi Arts Engaging the Archive

Numbi Arts Engaging the Archive

Date: August 16
Time: 5:00 pm - 7:30 pm
Location: The Women’s Hall Exhibition Tower Hamlets
Numbi Archive is an ongoing, decade-long living archive. Engaging the Archive invites the public to explore the Numbi Mobile Archive and participate in an arts-based exploration of items in the collection.

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Numbi Arts Heritage Walking Tour: Hidden Women

Numbi Arts Heritage Walking Tour: Hidden Women

Date : Sat 18 August 2018
Time: 10:00 – 14:00
Location: The Women’s Hall Exhibition
This walk will take audiences through and around locations that have been the site of innovative, revolutionary and important actions by women from a wide range of backgrounds, which have subsequently been forgotten or erased.

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Numbi Arts Studio Pop Up and Photo Scanning Session

Numbi Arts Studio Pop Up and Photo Scanning Session

Date : Thu 23 August 2018
Time: 17:00 – 19:30
Location: The Women’s Hall Exhibition

This workshop is a drop-in portraiture session inspired by Malick Sidibe and Seydou Keïta. It will explore and question the Black image in the West, whilst also creating a dialogue through stories, images of self, places and text that form up identity.

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Zine Making Workshop

Zine Making Workshop

Date : Sat 18th August 2018
Time: 12:00 – 15:00
Location: The Women’s Hall Exhibition
Zines are self-published publications with a history rooted in DIY cultures. Join Numbi for two collaborative zine making sessions which will result in the publication of a digital Numbi Zine at the end of our residency.

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Numbi Arts: Dreaming Safe Spaces

Numbi Arts: Dreaming Safe Spaces

Date : Thurs 23 August 2018
Time: 18:00–19:30
Location: The Women’s Hall Exhibition
This workshop will be exploring dream spaces as sites of resistance through creative engagement.
Participants will be guided through meditative exercises as a way to connect to memory of safe, and captivating sounds and imagery, this will be followed by a creative exercises using art materials to capture the essence of the dreaming exercises.

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