Akala: Hip-Hop & Shakespeare

Akala: Hip-Hop & Shakespeare

Sunday 12 May 2019, 2:00pm—3:00pm

Akala is a BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, social entrepreneur and best-selling author, as well as the co-founder of The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company.
In this interactive session, which includes spoken word and a student ‘call and response’, he explores the social, cultural and linguistic parallels between the works of William Shakespeare and contemporary Hip-Hop.

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Akala is a BAFTA and MOBO award-winning hip-hop artist, social entrepreneur and best-selling author, as well as the co-founder of The Hip-Hop Shakespeare Company.

In this interactive session, which includes spoken word and a student ‘call and response’, Akala explores the social, cultural and linguistic parallels between the works of William Shakespeare and contemporary Hip-Hop and shows how the culture and language of Hip-Hop and Shakespeare have the power to transgress race, class and the iambic pentameter.

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Presented by WORD Christchurch in association with Auckland Writers Festival

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Papa Hou YMCA
Christchurch, New Zealand

Address: 12 Hereford St
Christchurch
Canterbury
Web: http://www.ymcachch.org.nz/papahou/