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Counterpoints Arts

Monday 14 June 2021 - Monday 21 June 2021

12:00 pm - 6:45 pm

Location

Convention House
St Mary’s Street
Leeds
Ls9 7dp
Yorkshire and Humberside


Organiser

Mafwa Theatre


Website

https://www.mafwatheatre.co.uk/current-projects/sit-with-us

Price

£0.00

Category

Arts and Culture, Live Art, Migration Matters, Multi Art-form, Theatre, Visual Arts


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Sit with Us takes place at Convention House during Refugee Week (14 - 21 June) and is an interactive art installation where women from different migration backgrounds invite you to sit, make yourself comfortable and listen.

Sit with Us features printed textiles, filmed monologues and invitations to take yourself on guided ‘soundwalks’ around the local area.

Sit with Us has been co-created by the Mafwa women’s Friday group, Kuluhenna Drama, who have worked with artists to create the set design and performances. Mafwa’s associate artist group have worked with Sable Radio to design the soundscapes of the installation, as well as creating soundwalks (Walk with Us), which use the Convention House site as their starting point.

Social distancing guidelines will be in place and tickets must be booked in advance.

An online version on the installation will be available on www.mafwatheatre.co.uk from 14.5.21.

Sit with Us was created with support from Arts Council England and Leeds Inspired.