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August 2010

PLATFORM, in partnership with the Stephen Lawrence Centre presents:


A Five Day course mixing art, awareness and activism.

Monday 16 August – Friday 20th August, 10am – 4pm (with gig on Friday night).

@ Stephen Lawrence Centre, Deptford, SE8

Aged 16 – 25?

Fed up with the injustices around you?

Want to stir things up as a Video-Maker, DJ or Performance Poet?

Places are FREE, but reserve your place now to avoid disappointment. DEADLINE for registration is 6th August. To register, email: or phone him 0208 100 2815.

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Artists Include:

Artists include:

AFROGROOV: Rwandan born, London-based DJ Eric Soul promotes contemporary Afro culture by challenging general perceptions through music, multi-media, workshops and ground-breaking live performances. DJ Eric Soul produces WAHALA, a regular showcase for new music on TV channel VoxAfrica.

“…guaranteed to get the adrenalin pumping of even the most jaded beat bon vivants…” TIME OUT

SyMuRai (Simon Murray): a writer, poet, artist of Bajan heritage. In 2009 he was commissioned for ‘C Words’ (an Artist-Activist project, Bristol), and was part of the ‘FWords: Creative Freedom’ USA tour 2008. As a poet-coach with Leeds Young Authors his team has won the UK’s leading Slam Festival, Voices of A New Generation, for the last 2 years.

“A captivating performer, and a brilliant, thought-provoking, wordsmith… seriously playful, and playfully serious…” ~ Dorothea Smartt

Zena Edwards: details to follow.

Chocolate Films: details to follow.

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