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COSMOPOLITAN VOICES

A unique, immersive, 3D audio-visual experience 

14-20 July 2021

An immersive digital arts experience is coming to Leicester, which uses the latest 3D sound + film technology to explore issues of heritage and racism in new and exciting ways.

 

Featuring exclusive performances from artists such as Lisa Millett, Mr Shay, Momodou Sallah and Ling Peng.

WHAT'S ON

Wednesday 14th - Sunday 18th July

11am - 4pm 

Free immersive digital arts experience
22 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PH
(former Boots store)

This this a unique and important immersive experience, which incorporates both digital technology and the arts, to create a dazzling 3D audio-visual performance. A host of exceptionally talented artists have created a series of combined arts performances, which have been woven together using; music, spoken word, singing, acting, dance and animation, to entertain and express issues faced by different cultures in the UK.

It focuses on four different cultures and their experiences, looking at racism and how it affects individuals and whole communities:

The amazingly talented and world class singer Lisa Millett is representing the Caribbean community, with a group of fantastic musicians and animation.

The awesome wordsmith Mr Shay, accompanied by a breathtaking dancer and wonderful group of musicians, are representing the Asian community.

Highly esteemed poet Momodou Sallah along a wonderful singer, dancer and a musician, will represent the African community.

Nationally renowned musician and artist Ling Peng, plus a fantastic professional actor and a dancer, represent the Chinese community.

These performance pieces have been filmed and recorded to create a fantastic 3D digital arts experience, which is a completely immersive and entertaining.

Tuesday 20th July 8pm – 10pm​​ 

Live streamed performance event + Q&A
(available on Youtube, Facebook & Twitch)

There will also be a special version of this event streamed online, on Tuesday 20th July - log on to Cosmopolitan Arts' Facebook, YouTube and Twitch channels to see this event.

The broadcast will be followed by a live Q&A about these events, to discuss how it was created, on Zoom, to obtain a link for this email amanda@cosmopolitanarts.co.uk

CREDITS + SUPPORTERS

This is a free event for all the family, which is unique and highly entertaining, a dazzling, immersive, feast for the eyes and ears. Huge thanks to all the creative professionals who have contributed their time and expertise to make it happen:

 

Director and producer:

Amanda Leandro 

 

Videographer:

Keith Allott 

 

Music and technical production:

Gilroy Lourdes Guedes

 

Animation:

Trevor Woolery

Graphic Design:

Paul Banks @ Peril Design

 

A huge thank you to our funders Arts Council England and Leicester City Council for supporting us to create ground-breaking work and fulfil our creative vision. Thank you to the Haymarket Shopping Centre for supporting this event.

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