Cosmopolitan Voices

Cosmopolitan Arts presents – ‘Cosmopolitan Voices’ An immersive digital arts experience, using 3D sound and film, to celebrate different cultures and raise awareness of racism.

 Wednesday 14th July – Sunday 18th July  – 11am – 4pm open to the pubic – Launch event on Tuesday 13th July at 5pm – Free digital arts experience at 22 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PH (where Boots use to be)

 Tuesday 20th July – 7pm – 8pm Stream event on: YouTube, Facebook and Twitch, with live Q&A about the performance on Zoom at 8pm

 COSMOPOLITAN ARTS HAS CREATED AND COMMISSIONED A SERISE OF COMBINED ARTS PERFORMANCES, CREATED BY A TEAM OF HIGH QUALITY ARTISTS, BASED BOTH LOCALLY AND NATIONALLY, TO EXPLORE HERITAGE AND RACISM. THESE PERFORMANCES FORM AN EXCITING, NEW AND VERY UNIQUE, 3D DIGITAL ARTS EXPEREINCE, WITHIN THE HEART OF THE CITY CENTRE AND ALSO ONLINE. THIS IS A FREE EVENT FOR ALL THE FAMILY TO BE ENTERTAINED AND ENJOYED.

 FREE immersive audio-visual experience is on from 13th July – 18th July 2021 11am – 4pm at 22 Humberstone Gate, Leicester LE1 3PH (where Boots use to be)

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, a breath taking dancer and wonderful group of musicians, are representing the Asian community.

Highly esteemed published poet Momodou Sallah and a wonderful singer, dancer and a musician, join him to represent the African community.

Nationally renowned musician and artist Ling Peng, with 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.

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

 This is a free event for all the family, which is unique and highly entertaining, a dazzling, immersive, feast for the eyes and ears. 

 The creative dream team also includes….  

 Director and producer: Amanda Leandro 

 Videographer: Keith Allott 

 Music and technical production: Gilroy Lourdes Guedes

 Animation: Trevor Woolery

A huge thank you to our funders Arts Council of 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 through providing space and infrastructure for this event.