5 Steps of Protecting ‘self’ Our Fuel funding allows us to come across a whole range of people but there is none quite like Arizona Brodie. She is the second woman in Scottish history to receive a black belt in Brazilian jujitsu. Yes, you read right, she’s a black belt in Jiu Jitsu. She […]
4 WAYS TO ENSURE SUCCESS IN PRODUCING YOUR FIRST EVENT Have you often wondered, if there is any advice that will get me those extra 2 Metres Closer to Goals? Well, wonder no more. Will Amott shares the 4 ways to ensure success in producing your first event. Hey, I’m Will. I am a producer […]
Black Lives Matter
Kiesha is a voice for the voiceless.
Her Fuel funded project to hold a premier that would showcase her work and create a space for people to have a conversation about taboo topics. Her collection of short films explores issues like female genital mutilation otherwise known as FGM, which she goes on to explain how “a lot of people are unaware of it”.
With all, that’s been going on in around the world and in what feels hopeless and strange we’ve seen humanity rise to the occasion and the digital space has been a force of good and positivity. From the social media challenges that seem to be flooding our timelines and businesses becoming more visible. It’s clear times have changed. Amongst the noise Beat Freeks has managed to create a space for young voices to be heard nationwide
One girl who has let nothing stop her even when all the odds were stacked against her is Keiya! She is not only a girl boss who has mastered the art of a side hustle but has also found ways to give back to her community using her entrepreneurship to smash the limiting glass ceiling.
One person who is doing this is Remani Love, an up and coming powerhouse who has a passion for social change and uses her creative flair to do so. She released her BBC documentary, featuring Sir Lenny Henry, that posed the question ‘Is higher education failing black British students?’.
Young people have something to say, know how to say it, and for good reason!
Jay has been a Don’t Settle resident for the past year, creating discussion spaces for young people to shape how we talk about personal identity, race and representation. He’s been given the opportunity to speak at the Cultural Heritage for Inclusive Growth a programme by the British Council, who are holding an international conference in Kenya – letting institutions know that young people have a lot to say on the matter.
10 young Brits – including some of our community and Youth Steering Committee! – have headed to Rwanda for an exciting co-creation lab to pilot a new programme, with the working title New Narratives. Run in partnership between our consulting wing, Co-Creation Hub Nigeria (through their Design Lab in Kigali), and British Council, the pilot […]
We all know that the arts and heritage sector has been governed by a pretty privileged white workforce – and honestly, it hasn’t been any more diverse in terms of the communities it’s trying to serve.
As people who love the arts, who work in the arts, who create art, we know that the only way for arts and heritage organisation serve their communities is to be truly representative of those community voices.
Here are 5 things you can do.