Over the course of this podcast series, we’ll be speaking with some of the most inspiring creative industry professionals working in the music industry, design, social enterprise and live events as well as sound and multimedia artists, poets, writers, performers and more.

Learn about their creative journeys, obstacles they had to face and their advice to young people just starting out. Whether you are a budding artist, want to break into the industry or simply have an interest in arts and culture – this series is for you!

Watch Episode 2 below, where we talk to East London creatives working across multiple art forms and in the community, asking them their tips for developing their practice, collaborating and who they are inspired by. Click through on the right hand side of the video to access our podcast playlist and watch the other episodes in this series, and check back for more episodes coming soon!

Get Involved with New Creatives

Are you a young person aged 16-18 in Tower Hamlets and not currently in education, employment or training? You are eligible to join the Rich Mix New Creatives Programme starting Spring 2021!

Rich Mix New Creatives is a programme of personal and professional development, coaching and a 3-week paid work placement delivered by Rich Mix in partnership with Grit. Find out more and sign up.

Episode two of the Becoming a New Creative podcast series is presented by Laurice Mcintosh-Cargill and Mr Gee.

Featuring:

Amani Saeed – Poet

amanisaeed.com

Instagram.com/amanithepoet

twitter.com/amanithepoet

 

Cameron Holleran – Poet, Former New Creative

cameronholleran.com

twitter.com/cameronholleran

 

Nahimul Islam – Founder of Wapping FC and AIP Group

wappingyouthfc.co.uk

instagram.com/nahimul.islam

instagram.com/aip.group

instagram.com/wappingyouthfc

 

Amber Massie-Blomfield – Writer and Arts Professional

ambermassieblomfield.com

instagram.com/amblomfield

twitter.com/ambermb

 

Mikey Weinkove – Artist and Founder of The People Speak

thepeoplespeak.org.uk

YouTube: The People Speak

instagram.com/the_peoplespeak

twitter.com/thepeopletweet

 

Thomas Palomino-Ingram – Camera, sound and editing

vimeo.com/user12650638

 

Special thanks to the young people who took part in the making of the series: Alena, Khalid, Lucas, Nathan, Rebecca, Carlos and Laura.