‘I’m new to this but my presence is necessary’ – Fehinti Balogun
Join this free, interactive online workshop and discussion in response to Can I Live?, a vital new digital performance about the climate catastrophe . These events are for anyone keen to learn more about the climate emergency and how to take action after watching the show, Can I Live?, conceived, written and performed by Fehinti Balogun.
*This workshop is for individuals who identify as people of the Global Majority only.*
Please note that some of these events will be safe spaces dedicated to people of the Global Majority, and if you do not identify with the above we kindly ask that you do not book onto those sessions but chose one that is open to all.
How do I join?
This event is taking place online through Zoom. Simply sign up online
A link with joining instructions will be emailed out to you on the morning of the event.
Email [email protected] if you have any issues locating the zoom link instructions email or if you can no longer attend. Space is limited on this workshop so if you book a place but can no longer take part please email [email protected] to release the spot for someone else.
Places issued on a first come, first served basis. If you are unable to secure a place on this workshop please check our full online events schedule for Can I Live?. You can book for any of our online workshops regardless of location.
About Facilitator: Zahrah Vawda
Zahrah is a writer, visual artist and creative facilitator working with themes of nature, environment and community connection.
About the Guest speaker: Nathan Lawson
Nathan Lawson is a finalist at the University of Oxford reading BA Geography at the School of Geography and Environment. He is the alumni of the pioneering Foundation Year Oxford, an access course for disadvantaged students to enter elite universities, where he achieved distinction in Biological sciences as part of the 3rd cohort in 2018-19. He was the President of the Oxford Climate Society, one of the largest student-led climate societies in the UK and has hosted events with the likes of Noam Chomsky, Mary Robinson, Vandana Shiva and Nnimmo Bassey. He runs a podcast called The Climate Breakdown, a podcast that aims to break down the barriers of the climate movement through conversations with academics and activists. Nathan continues to incorporate a climate justice framework into much of his academic work including Indigenous Ontologies, Social Media and Environmental Geography.
Event image: Fehinti Balogun, in a T-shirt with headphones around his next, is on stage, speaking to an audience. He holds his hands in front of him to emphasize his point.