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Unsilencing Black Voices

Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality

18 October 2020 @ 3:00 pm 25 October 2020 @ 4:00 pm IST

THIS EVENT STREAMED LIVE ON 18 OCTOBER 2020, HOWEVER YOU CAN STILL REGISTER TO SEE THE RECORDING OF THE STREAM. NOW THROUGH 25 OCTOBER.

Date and Time: Sunday 18 October 2020, 3pm
Platform: Documentary Film Screening and Panel Discussion hosted by Smashing Times International Centre for the Arts and Equality
Category: Film, Interviews and Panel Discussion
Tickets: Open to the public (See Below)
Moderator: Dil Wickremasinghe
Artists and Guest Speakers: Catherine Osikoya and Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro, co-founders of Unsilencing Black Voices; Kwasie Boyce, Drama Facilitator, M.A.D. Youth Theatre

Unsilencing Black Voices is a project created to highlight different forms of racism through the lived experience of the black community in Ireland. The aim to encourage everyone to continuously partake in the ongoing discussions of race.

We hope that this platform will be an educational and social adventure that shines a light to the black voices in Ireland that had been previously silenced as their experiences had been brushed aside. It is now our time to reclaim back our voices in a safe space that acknowledges and welcomes our diverse lived experiences.

Catherine Osikoya is a first generation immigrant originally from Nigeria. She is currently, a fifth-year student studying Architecture at the University of Limerick. 

Sandrine Uwase Ndahiro is originally from Rwanda and moved to Ireland in 2006. Currently, I am a first- year PhD student in Contemporary African Literature at the University of  Limerick. Working on this project has provided me the opportunity to incorporate my research interests and cultural background to highlight black lived experiences in Ireland.

Kwasi Boyce is the Founder, Director and Drama Facilitator of M.A.D. Youth Theatre, Dundalk, Co Louth.

Free / Donation Free and Open To The Public

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