MK Norton

One to Watch: Spoken-Word Poet Tom Kwei

One to Watch: Spoken-Word Poet Tom Kwei

As a spoken-word poet, Tom Kwei knows that his genre can be one of the most powerful means of storytelling. He also knows that a visual element can amplify its power. That’s apparent in Kwei’s short film “Boxing Days,” a collaboration with 23-year-old filmmaker Edwin Louis. The film, funded by the Youth Media Agency, portrays […]

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Love to Dance? BBC Young Dancer 2015 May Be Your Big Break!

Introducing the BBC’s latest bid to promote young artistic talent: BBC Young Dancer 2015, which is on the hunt for the UK’s best dance performers between the ages of 16 to 20. The competition takes place in four categories–Ballet, Contemporary, Hip Hop and South Asian dance. The competition, which is open to video entries until […]

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Love Fashion? FDC’s Young Designer Awards Could Be Your Chance to Shine!

Love Fashion? FDC’s Young Designer Awards Could Be Your Chance to Shine!

Got a passion for fashion? Fancy yourself the next Giles Deacon, Stella McCartney or Alexander McQueen? Your chance to shine may be just around the corner–the 2014 Fashion Designers’ & Craft Makers’ Young Designer Awards are now open for entries! FDC Young Designer Awards are aimed at discovering new, cutting-edge fashion talent. The FDC Young […]

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Aspiring Journos—Get your Submissions in for the 5th Annual Column Idol

Aspiring Journos—Get your Submissions in for the 5th Annual Column Idol

Yes! Column Idol is back for its fifth year running, thanks to a partnership with Media Trust and The Sun newspaper. Part of an initiative fronted by Radio 1 presenter Nick Grimshaw to find undiscovered writing talent and get young voices heard, this year ten young people, aged 16-25, will have a side column published […]