Oja (The Market)

Dates and Times

Sun 5 May 2019 at 7.15pm

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Ticket information

£8 (work-in-progress)

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Presented by John Akinde

Oja (The Market) seeks to uncover the dark world of drug dealing through the struggle of a black family trying to make ends meet. The play seeks to portray the realities of the black market for communities, exploring unemployment, illegal immigration and deprivation.

About the artist

John Akinde, is a young up-and-coming poet, rapper and theatre-maker from the East End of London. John started writing initially through rap & grime, until given the opportunity to explore poetry through a local performing arts project.  Along the years, he has written and continues to create work that seeks to inspire and provoke thought. His work explores topics like youth justice, gang crime and social mobility, and has been performed in various venues nationwide e.g. Roundhouse, BBC. He is also a recipient of CPT’s seed commission to artists of colour (2018).

Twitter: j_osomInstagram: j_osom

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