Slate World – UK: Social, Wed 24 Jun

Tanya Vital and Naomi Sumner Chan on Technology: Making Tech Work for Us and How Can We Be Generous In Our Practice Without Letting Others Exploit Us
Wed 24 Jun, 8 - 9.30pm
Online session - Zoom link to be sent after booking (see below for more info)

A friendly conversation and check in for Black artists, and fellow artists who are also marginalised for their race.

This an opportunity to share and connect with Artist Ella Mesma and Enabler Melanie Abrahams from the Slate World UK team and to explore how we can make the most of technology during and beyond these times with guest speakers Tanya Vital and Naomi Sumner Chan.

Tanya Vital is an Actor/Writer/Digital Content Producer/Podcaster who graduated from RADA and has worked for 20 years in TV, Film, Stage and Voice-over. She produced the very first MonologueSlam UK Leeds and co-produced over 30 micro-short films with the infamous Chicken Shop Shakespeare which have garnered critical acclaim and various film festival nominations. She recently launched For T' Culture; a digital arts platform that empowers under-represented creatives in West Yorkshire to share their artistry, without traditional barriers. She is creator of the podcast Dominican Dad.

Naomi Sumner Chan is a Manchester based playwright and dramaturg fuelled by salt and vinegar crisps and cups of tea. Her work has been performed at theatres across the North of England and in London including York Theatre Royal, CAST, Oldham Coliseum, Arcola Theatre and Theatre 503. In 2017, she received an Eclipse commission to produce and tour her play SAME SAME DIFFERENT. She leads new writing company Brush Stroke Order and is the facilitator for the Yellow Earth Academy writers group in Manchester.

Places are limited for this event. To book a place email or to ask any questions, please email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Curated by Slate World UK Enabler Melanie Abrahams and Artist Ella Mesma. 

Slate World is transnational partnership promoting the visibility and mobility of Black artists, and fellow artists who are also marginalised for their race. across Europe. Led by Eclipse Theatre with partners Theater De Meervaart, ICK Amsterdam and Teatro GRIOT, the two-year programme will open-up new potentials in programming, audience development, digitisation and cultural exchange. We are now in our final year.

Co-funded by the Creative Europe Programme of the European Union.






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