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To deliver Globe Road, we are working in partnership with the following outstanding local arts, educational and community organisations:

Apples and Snakes: Apples and Snakes is England’s leading organisation for spoken word poetry, with a national reputation for producing exciting, engaging and transformative work in performance and participation. As well as producing, curating and commissioning young artists, Apples and Snakes also run many participation and outreach projects, involving schools, libraries, prisons and hospitals.Codasign: Codasign use digital technologies in new, creative and artistic ways. Offering workshops for children and adults, the group use computers to enable people with great ideas to express themselves and bring these ideas to life.
The Ladies of the Press* are a multidisciplinary artist duo that re-imagines the role of the publisher and publicist into a theatrical persona, mixing live art performance and print media. They use the concept publishing as a medium, and make art as publishing: their work is participatory and interactive, with the end product in book form, printed ephemera and performing to camera for live broadcast exploring notions of ‘the Press’.Eastside Educational Trust: Eastside helps young people to develop their creative thinking, so they can be the problem solvers of tomorrow.  Eastside is a professional organisation with creativity at its heart, inspiring young people from different backgrounds to discover their individual talents through creative workshops and sessions. It provides professional participatory workshops and guidance for all young people across the entire spectrum of the arts, giving young people access to the latest technology including film editing, website production, blogging, social media and mobile applications. Eastside’s outreach programme actively targets those that are disadvantaged or disaffected and young people that have special educational needs, learning difficulties or disabilities.
The Enemies Project: The Enemies project is an initiative that champions poetry in collaboration - across the arts, across languages and nations, across form, style & content. It does so via a programme of events, exhibitions, tours and publications that explore collaboration in contemporary innovative poetry.

The Ministry of Stories is a creative writing and mentoring centre for young people in east London. They use storytelling to inspire young people aged 8-18, in the belief that writing unleashes their imaginations and builds confidence, self-respect and communication.

Pangaea: Pangaea gathers poets from around the world, using digital technology to bring poetry to larger audiences. The Pangaea Poetry Slam is a digital platform which allows poets to submit videos, share and comment on each other’s work, and collaborate.Rich Mix: Rich Mix is and independent arts venue in East London whose mission is to bring communities together to make and experience art. They are committed to delivering excellent art to large and diverse audiences, and to supporting emerging and established artists to deliver and develop their practices.
The Roundhouse: The Roundhouse is home to one of London’s largest spoken word poetry collectives. As well as live performance showcases, the organization also promotes initiatives like ‘Talking Doorsteps’, challenging young poets to put their words on film in online shorts about hidden locations.The School of Electrical Engineering and Computing Science: EECS deliver world-leading research in the field of Computational Creativity. At Globe Road, their scientists will demonstrate the latest in poetry generation software, and discuss the nature of creativity and inspiration with human poets.
Shama Rahman: Shama Rahman is a British singer-songwriter, sitarist, storyteller, performance artist, filmmaker and actress. She completed a PhD  at Imperial College London, Goldsmiths and the Royal College of Music in the cross-disciplinary field of Complexity Science, using complexity mathematical tools taken from statistical and chaos theory physics to study neuroscientific systems of musical creativity. At Globe Road she will be discussing the nature of creativity and inspiration with human poets and scientists from EECS.The Shanghati Literary Society: The Shanghati Literary Society is the preeminent Bangla language literary organization in Britain. With an international reputation, their bi-annual festival of the arts routinely draws audiences in their thousands to the capital from all over the country. For Globe Road Festival, Shanghati will produce a vibrant and varied programme of both traditional and modern Bangla poetry and drama.
Wasafiri: Wasafiri is Britain’s premier magazine for international contemporary writing. Published quarterly, it has established a distinctive reputation for promoting work by new and established voices across the globe. Autumn 2015 will feature a special edition on the literature of Bangladesh.  

 

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