During lockdown, Danique Bailey founded 100 Black Voices, a project looking for poems about anything, of any length, to highlight the voices and creativity of Black poets in the form of an anthology. Submissions are open to anyone of African or Caribbean descent and must be over 18.
With the end of lockdown looming, it seems a lot of young people have turned to reading, or re-reading, the classics. But, can we find new value in dusting off our paper-back Penguins in a post-corona world?
It is probable that the Covid-19 pandemic will hit the Arts harder than other industries. Given these unique global circumstances, individual creatives and companies have had to come up with new and innovative ways of continuing their work through the pandemic.
FUZE had a fantastic year this year; fundraising for MIND, a local Bristol mental health awareness charity. They're the largest student fashion, music and dance show in the country, and they're just getting started.
Book Corner was this year's Epigram Arts regular feature - your go-to for our top literary recommendations. As a way to say goodbye to the 2019/2020 Arts Team, we've decided to compile a list of our favourites from the past few months!
Many people are using lockdown as an opportunity to tap into their creativity, engage their entrepreneurial mindsets, and put all this unexpected free time to good use. For one Bristol student, this is exactly how ‘Quaranzine’ was born.