SA TO UK: ARTS IN ACTIVISM

Liverpool’s Steve Biko Housing Association has partnered with South Africa’s Steve Biko Foundation to unite the talents of Roxanne Jones and Merki Waters from Liverpool 8 with South African singer songwriters Tresor, Ncebakazi Yeko, Shaimag and Siphokazi to create songs about their shared experiences of struggle, identity and equality.

The group, who have been working with acclaimed Liverpool musician and producer KOF, previewed their new and unique sound to thousands of music fans on August 30th at the Liverpool International Music Festival.

The SA to UK Collective have digitally released ‘The Arts In Actiivism EP’ – which can be downloaded on from artsinactivism.co.uk

SA to UK: Arts in Activism  has been supported by the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015, a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture, South Africa and the British Council, the Arts Council England and Liverpool International Music Festival. The project partners are Steve Biko Housing Association, Steve Biko Association, Liverpool International Music Festival and Nothin But The Music.

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This project has been supported by the SA-UK Seasons 2014 & 2015, a partnership between the Department of Arts and Culture, South Africa and the British Council.