Warsan Shire Category

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Tuesday 05 March, 2013

Be Terrifying Anyway: J’Nell Jordan on Power, Integrity and the Freedom to be Awkward [VIDEO]

My conversation with J’Nell Jordan reminded me that a woman should never have to hide her power just to make others feel comfortable. J’Nell is the talented painter who contributed an original print of Warsan Shire to our “Terrifying, Strange & Beautiful” crowdfunding campaign. She believes in simply doing what you were meant to do, […]


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Wednesday 20 February, 2013

Do your friends know how Terrifying, Strange & Beautiful you are?…

We can’t thank you enough for supporting Live Unchained’s vision for “Terrifying, Strange & Beautiful, an awards ceremony honoring poet Warsan Shire and women artists across the African diaspora. We’re working hard to spread the word about the campaign, but we need your hep as we reach out to creative minds and organizations. So, please […]


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Tuesday 12 February, 2013

Inspired by The Poetry of Warsan Shire, Design Students Launch Art Campaign

When a poem is visualized, you can relate to it in new ways. We’re happy to have the support of the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign Graphic Design department in our “Terrifying, Strange & Beautiful” crowdfunding campaign at www.indigegogo.com/liveunchained. Graphic Design students read several poems by Warsan Shire and created artwork based on the lines […]