Celebrating and championing dance within the African Diaspora in Scotland

 

Project X celebrates and champions dance within the African Diaspora in Scotland. Through workshops, performances, artistic opportunities, discussions, screenings, a symposium and more, Project X platforms contemporary and traditional dance forms in the African Diaspora whilst broadening perceptions and representation. 

 

Whats happening

 
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Style Mile Winter Carnival with Project X young people. Catch us walking in the procession on 27th November Glasgow City Centre.

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It's been an eventful year

 

Dance workshops - Be United: Champions Dance Crew - Giving us a taste of South African Pantsula Dance

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Thank you so much for sharing your amazing dances it was ridiculously fun and challenging. 

 

Scratch Night - 4 Scottish based dance artists present new-works-progress

Photo Credit: Najma Abukar  - left to right: Idris Akormadu , Joy Maria Onotu, Paul Shofolam ,Kasumi Momoda, Erick Maurica Valentine, Claricia Kruithof

Photo Credit: Najma Abukar  - left to right: Idris Akormadu , Joy Maria Onotu, Paul Shofolam ,Kasumi Momoda, Erick Maurica Valentine, Claricia Kruithof

We are so proud of Joy Maria Onotu, Kasumi Momoda, Erick Maurica Valentin and Claricia Kruithof for sharing their work at the Project X Scratch Night and People Dancing Conference on the 4th Oct 2017 - Go to archive for more information and images

 

Symposium: Let's Move to More Visibility  - exploring how dance and the performing arts sector in Scotland can develop to have a greater representation and support of practitioners who identify as People of Colour (POC) and / or Black, Asian, Minority Ethnic (BAME).

Photo credit: Najma Abukar - some of the delegates and speakers

Photo credit: Najma Abukar - some of the delegates and speakers

Thank you to the incredible artists and pioneers who took part to share their experiences and ambitions.

Thank you to all of those who participated, listened and discovered how they could share their platform to make change.

We will be sharing our findings in due course. Would you like to hear more? Contact Rhea via rhealewis.projectx@gmail.com

Go to archive for more information and images

 
 
 
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