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Wednesday 05 November, 2014

The door that opens you: Why Whippa Wiley brings you magic, fear and fancy

On a sunny day in September, at a rooftop party in Brooklyn, we are all swaying slower now. We are watching intently – with all of us, and not just our eyes. Whippa, Fluent and Kateri join Jidenna, the Master of Ceremony, in raising crowd participation. In the background, Nana is playing the Kendrick Lamar […]

Wednesday 10 September, 2014

Marawa on Happiness and Hula-Hooping

There are some who find their niche in the vast world of art and creating and run with it. Far. They take the prosaic, something there, we all know, heard about, or even used, and they turn it into art or performance, a spectacle that draws people in. This is what Marawa did and does. […]

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Wednesday 28 November, 2012

Live Unchained Celebrates You * Save the date!

2013 marks four years of Live Unchained creative media and events celebrating women across the African diaspora. We’re grateful for the early and new supporters that appreciate our interviews of more than 100 artists from over 16 countries – including exclusive features with Ava DuVernay, the first African American woman to win best director at […]