In Our Own Words
Workshop with Victoria Adukwei Bulley

Sat 5 Aug, 2pm – 4pm

Autograph ABP

London, UK

Event, £3

Mother Tongues filmmaker Victoria Adukwei Bulley leads a workshop exploring heritage, culture and language.

The workshop will expand upon the creative process behind Mother Tongues, an innovative poetry, translation and film series celebrating acclaimed British African poets alongside the cultures, languages and women that have nurtured them.

Bulley will then lead a series of hands-on activities exploring the potentials and challenges of foregrounding personal narratives and family histories as the foundation of your artistic practice. Participants will be encouraged to use key memories, phrases and words as an anchor, to explore diverse relationships with language, self-expression and performance.

About the Artist

Victoria Adukwei Bulley is a British-born Ghanaian poet and writer; the producer and director of MOTHER TONGUES. A former Barbican Young Poet, her work has been commissioned by the Royal Academy of Arts in addition featuring on BBC Radio 4. She was shortlisted for the Brunel University African Poetry Prize 2016, and is a fellow of the acclaimed poetry mentorship programme, The Complete Works. Victoria’s debut pamphlet, Girl B, edited by Kwame Dawes, forms part of the 2017 New-Generation African Poets series. MOTHER TONGUES is her filmmaking debut.

Additional Info

Autograph ABP
Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA

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The main entrance is on the side of the building.

We are located in the heart of Shoreditch, a short walk from Old Street, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch High Street stations.
Buses: 26, 43, 48, 55, 67, 149, 205, 242 and 271

Rivington Place is fully accessible, with step-free access to all areas of the building.