Arts & Culture

NSF CRXSS PLATFXRM FESTIVAL – See the Future of Street Culture

10:00 pm - 11:00 pm | 08 November 2019
Copeland Gallery | FREE

Platforming the pioneering Street Culture talent shaping today’s cultural landscape, experience a multitude of diverse artists including disruptive embroideress Nicole Chui, contemporary painter Karimah Hassan and NTS Radio DJ AQWEA.

Also featuring performances from raw conscious rap from London artist LORD APEX, all-female dance crew A.I.M Collective, alternative grime artist M.I.C, innovative spoken word from Manchester artist Isaiah Hull, film from director Jenn Nkiru, plus psychedelic filmmaker Taz Tron Delix and afro-centric filmmaker Akinola Davies Jr.

The programme includes two special international performances from Nigerian afrobeat artist Wavy The Creator. Wavy’s distinctive and unorthodox sound is energising the new wave music scene throughout Africa.

Witness a world premiere from Ukrainian dance duo Liza Riabinina and Kate Luzan with a fusion of dance forms including voguing, contortion and Hip Hop, all in heels, in a one-off live performance on Saturday 9 November.


  • 8 NOV, 10:00 – 11:00 PM – LIVE PERFORMANCE: A.I.M Collective, AQWEA, Nula, Wavy The Creator + more artists TBA
  • 9 NOV, 7:30 – 12:00 AM – LIVE PERFORMANCE: Isaiah Hull, Liza Riabinina & Kate Luzan, LORD APEX, M.I.C, Wavy The Creator + more artists TBA

THROUGHOUT THE WEEKEND – ART, DIGITAL + FILM: Karimah Hassan, ODD VENTURE, Quentin Deronzier, Serwah Attafuah, Taz Tron Delix, Tracy Sada + more artists TBA

Curated by Artistic Director Ivan Blackstock. For more information visit CRXSS Platfxrm

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