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Biography

Wezi Mhura is a freelance producer, who has initiated and developed projects with widely diverse groups of artists and genres, including dance, street theatre, circus, physical theatre, digital and music performances. Highlighted achievements include a London 2012 Cultural Olympiad Commission, presenting productions as part of the Made in Scotland and British Council showcase and producing two critically acclaimed events in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games Culture programme.

As creative producer of AfriFest, Wezi fundraised, produced, programmed and project managed AfriFest, Scotland’s first festival commemoration of African Arts and Culture, and a celebratory showcase of visual, performing arts and culture of the Scottish Pan-African community.

Project

Black Lives Matter mural trail is a powerful new series of artworks, including paintings, video, photography and digital – by Scottish Black and Asian artists in solidarity with Black Lives Matter. – They are currently popping up in towns and cities across Scotland with approx 50 individual artworks across 30 locations in Edinburgh, Glasgow, Stirling, Dundee and Inverness, with offers of new sites including St Andrews.

To find out more go here 

To donate to the go fund me campaign, go here.

  • Wezi Mhura

    Biography Wezi Mhura is a freelance producer, who has initiated and developed projects with widely diverse groups of artists and genres, including dance, street theatre, circus, physical theatre, digital and music performances. Highlighted achievements include a London 2012 Cultural Olympiad… Read More

  • Veronique Lapeyre

    Biography Veronique AA Lapeyre’s career places her at the intersection of culture and digital. She has over ten years’ experience in creating engaging communication strategies for cultural organisations and commercial companies based in Scotland with a global reach. Veronique is… Read More

  • Tiffany Boyle

    Biography Curator, Researcher and Writer In 2009, she co-founded the independent curatorial project Mother Tongue with collaborator Jessica Carden. They have since produced exhibitions, film programmes, discursive events, and texts working with galleries, museums, archives, festivals and national organisations: including… Read More

  • Mella Shaw

    Mella Shaw lives and works in Edinburgh where she combines her ceramic practice with teaching and freelance curation. She is a visiting lecturer on the BA Ceramic Design course at Central Saint Martins (London), Tutor at Edinburgh Ceramics Workshop and a board… Read More

  • Ashanti Harris

    Ashanti Harris is a multi-disciplinary artist, researcher and lecturer. Working with performance, facilitation, sound and moving image, installation and writing, Ashanti’s work disrupts historical narratives and reimagines them from a Caribbean diasporic perspective. Ashanti originally trained in sculpture and so, engaging… Read More

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