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Entries Tagged to 'poetry'

Katlego on her collection of poems that question what's normal in terms of gender

Katlego K Kolanyane-Kesupile talks about: his collection of poems On About the Same Old Things and the different topics they cover; why he never identified as either a girl or a boy; how he regards being normal; and his ambition to change the world. ... read more
May 25, 2017

Emma Kaye, Bozza on raising GBP0.5 million for its African content marketplace

Emma Kaye, founder, Bozza on: how Bozza has pivoted; the number of artists and users of the current platform; how users make payments and a more favorable revenue share; the wide range of music, video and poetry content on the platform; and its current equity crowdfunding campaign with ... read more
April 27, 2015

Jane Lewisohn - the Flowers radio show and the renaissance of Iranian music and poetry it encouraged

Jane Lewisohn, Research Associate, Department of Music, SOAS, University of London and Institute of Arab and Islamic Studies, Exeter University talks about: the Flowers (Golha) radio show which ran in Iran from 1956 until the start of the Islamic revolution; the founder of the programme Davoud Pirnia; the success of the programmes with the public and their impact on Iranian culture, particularly music and poetry; the flowering of a Persian identity; and the changes in the programme when Davoud Pirnia retired. See: ... read more
April 29, 2013

Emma Kaye, Bozza on an African mobile platform to help people make music and films

Emma Kaye, CEO, Bozza on: this African platform that encourages self-expression in townships and slums; how it breaks down barriers to entry like distribution and production; the huge growth in poetry readers and contributors on the platform; and its work across Africa ... read more
September 8, 2012
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