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Social Justice Conference: New contributor announcements

We look forward to welcoming:

Musician, poet, facilitator and Wired4Music member Dylema will be performing and delivering a provocation on race and structural oppression in relation to the arts.

Natasha Nkonde and Deborah Grayson
Sisters Uncut organisers Natasha and Deborah will be delivering an interactive provocation exploring core principles of how they approach their political campaigns and community organising, as well as inspiring contemporary conversations around class and gender.

James Rose
Conductor and musician James Rose has been leading important work around music making and disability in recent years. He has delivered a Conducting Development Week in partnership with the Royal Academy of Music exploring how to make conducting more accessible to disabled people, and is currently building a new ensemble as part of the Bournemouth Symphony Orchestra Change Makers programme. He will be leading a provocation on disability.

Stephen Pritchard
Researcher and community artist Stephen Pritchard’s work supports movements opposing gentrification and displacement, and seeks creative new approaches to developing radical socialist democracies. Stephen will lead a workshop exploring neoliberalism.

Cassie Kinoshi and Pete Yelding
Composer, arranger and alto saxophonist Cassie Kinoshi, and cellist, sitarist, researcher and vocalist Pete Yelding will be leading a session on how we build more in-depth approaches to social justice and diversity within music education and programming.

Jacob Adams
Jacob Adams is Research and Campaigns Manager at Attitude is Everything, an organisation that works to improve deaf and disabled people’s access to live music. He will lead a practical workshop exploring ways to make our programming and events more accessible.

Dr. Victoria Kinsella
Dr. Victoria Kinsella is a Research Fellow in Education at Birmingham City University. Victoria has researched widely in the field of the arts, education and creativity and has worked on a number of creative arts research projects in various contexts including schools and prisons. Her workshop will help delegates develop creative evaluation tools and techniques.

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