The opportunity to dive into these archives was a reintroduction to these people and their writing – and sometimes, an introduction altogether.
Explore and challenge stories of the British Empire through creating poetry.
The legacies of imperialism are always closer to home than we think.
‘On the one hand, I want to show the extent of colonial exploitation and expose the biases in the narratives taught at school. On the other hand, I hope to centre the experiences and voices of people of colour and highlight the diversities, complexities, and richness of their stories.’