ABOUT

Leading Light Collective is a female led arts organisation.
We provide accessible opportunities to underrepresented communities to support personal and professional growth.
Specifically targeting regions with particularly low arts engagement.
We’re building: Community, Opportunity, Leadership, Lambency, Enterprise, Confidence, Trust, Inclusivity.
Why? So Voices can Evolve.

DEAR MOTHER NATURE 2021

Periods, however messy, painful and inconvenient, are a sign of health and fertility for billions of menstruators. Following research into the lack of understanding and education of the menstrual cycle – and reproductive health as a whole for a menstruator – we have teamed up with period charity Ditch The Rag providing an insightful and unique project which encourages ending the taboo against menstruation, and open up the conversation surrounding period poverty.

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CHAT

WHAT LEADS MY LIGHT: ANA

As an artist I would say that my identity is what drives me creatively.

WHAT LEADS MY LIGHT: FISKY

Mind Over Matter is a piece I wrote last year when I got sober after a twenty year battle with depression and addiction.

WHAT LEADS MY LIGHT: NAOMI

Naomi Knox is an actor, writer and all-round artist.

WHAT LEADS MY LIGHT: MINNIE

My name is Minnie rai and I go under the title @splitmindpoet on Instagram.

EXCELLENCE

Excellence is an ever growing platform showcasing the work of black British creatives. Our industry is changing, the voices are getting louder.
We are creating a space where artists are driven to produce work that is strong, courageous and unapologetically black.

For queries regarding DEAR BLACK PEOPLE
Please contact: excellencescratch@gmail.com