Online discussion: Can I Live? HOME


‘I’m new to this but my presence is necessary’ 
 Fehinti Balogun

Date: 14 October 2021
Time: 8.45pm - 9.45pm (bst)

Facilitated by Zahrah Vawda
Guest Speaker: Rabia Begum

Free to attend

This online discussion will take place in response to the online performance of Can I Live? by Fehinti Balogun.

What's it all about?
Join our online discussion inviting guest speakers involved in local climate activism to the stage to share their own journeys, experiences and learnings from the climate movement. Whether you are new to climate conversation or have been involved and are looking for next steps, join these discussions to hear new perspectives, possibilities and actions to inspire you. Learn more about some of the areas within the climate movement that are mentioned in the show. There will be space within these discussions for you to join in and ask your own questions to our guest speaker.

Access the free Can Live? programme/resource here

How do I join?
This event is taking place online through Zoom. Simply sign up here by booking a free ticket and a link with joining instructions will be emailed out to you on the morning of the event. If you can't see an email with instructions check your spam folder. Email if you have any issues locating the zoom link instructions email or if you can no longer attend. 

Space is limited so if you book a place but can no longer take part please email to release the spot for someone else. 

Places issued on a first come, first served basis. If you are unable to secure a place on this workshop please check our full online events schedule for Can I Live?. You can book for any of our online workshops regardless of location. 

About Guest Speaker: Rabia Begum

Rabia Begum is a student, artist, and activist based in Liverpool and Manchester. She is a board member on Manchester Climate Change Youth Board and artist working on Manchester Art Gallery’s Climate Justice Group. Rabia has worked on several projects with young people in Manchester, including ‘Reduce, Reuse, Recycle and Refuse’, working as a Youth Co-Researcher, collaborating with Local Alternatives, which set out to reimagine local environments with children and young people. Rabia was a recent key speaker at Ripples of Hope Festival on Environment & The Planet, Co-Chairing the "Stop Screwing Up Our Future" talk, has written an article on Art UK on Winston Churchill in Gallery Oldham: a complex legacy, and has recently worked on Voices For Action: and delivered her workshop/ installation Future Roots at Oldham Library, a project by Crossing Footprints as part of the Great Big Green Week. 

About Facilitator: Zahrah Vawda

Zahrah is a writer, visual artist and creative facilitator working with themes of nature, environment and community connection.

Zahrah's website

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