Celebrating and championing dance within the African Diaspora - broadening perceptions and representation in Scotland

Project X looks at the contemporary and traditional forms of dance. Through workshops, performances, artistic opportunities, discussions, screenings and more. 

 

Whats happening

 

x Buzz Cut and Project X co-curate Double Thrills

x Anasi Project supported by European Championships Glasgow August 2018

x The National Theatre of Scotland and Project X in Edinburgh October 2018.

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Recent events 

 

Style Mile Winter Carnival - Project X Young People  

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With Limbo dancing originating from Trinidad and Tabago it was a perfect choice in dance style for the carnival.  Project X Young People Limboed in festive style. Check out the tinsel stick! Great work everyone. Big thanks to The Community Flat for hosting us in our costume making sessions. 

 

Story Board P - Dance Workshop and Conversation in collaboration with Arika. Check out our social media for videos. 

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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 - 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

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