Young Artist Bursary – Loop ‘N’ Link Project 2018

Poster Designed by Ellis Lewis-Dragstra

Lizzie Adejimi and Belisa Branças ran our 2018 Young Artist Bursary with their Loop ‘n’ Link Project 2018. The project was an opportunity for young creatives who are particularly early in their career and looking for more hands-on experience in performance and theatre production.

Along with Lizzie and Belisa the group collaborated for a short period of time in which they were devising and sculpting a theatrical piece inspired by the theme of ‘What if the Migration Boom Never Happened?’. The project ran over two weeks, and there were showings at the end of both weeks.

Week 1’s work-in-progress took place at Richmix as part of the Richmix Take Over 2018 and Week 2’s final showing was held at Queen Mary University of London as part of the Loop ‘n’ Link final project.

  Photo Credit: Dani Harvey

Similar to the Artist Bursary, Phakama offer their team of Young Creatives and Youth Board, all aged 16-25, the opportunity to apply for a slightly smaller bursary.

Empowering and working alongside young people has always been at the heart of what we do at Phakama. Supporting young people’s creativity is what drives us and makes this organisation special and therefore in addition to the bursary money, the Young Creative/Youth Board member will receive a mentor selected from the Associate Artist team to support them achieving their project aims.