Sophia Harari is a writer, poet and musician creating content surrounding identity and self-expression. She is part of Creative Futures, the developing talent programme at Creative Youth Network, which provides emerging artists and creatives with support to establish their careers and make new work.
Arnolfini Project: Two Worlds Collide
Arnolfini approached Sophia to creatively respond to Hassan Hajjaj: The Path.
Two Worlds Collide is an exploration of her identity, considering the duality of her Moroccan-ness and Blackness and questions how they inform one another..
Sophia’s work is displayed in the foyer at Arnolfini.
Creative Youth Network is proud to have been able to work with Sophia Harari from January – October 2020 through the Creative Futures programme.
Creative Youth Network is a South West based charity supporting young people to reach their potential regardless of their background. By delivering programmes and support for young people aged 11 to 25 years old, Creative Youth Network engages individuals, groups and communities to overcome barriers and have their voices heard.
The Developing Talent programme at Creative Youth Network provides emerging artists and creatives with support to establish their careers and make new work. With particular focus on inclusion for young artists of colour and those experiencing barriers to developing their practice, the Talent Development programme includes a six month commission and project known as ‘Creative Futures’. Supported by Arts Council England, Creative Futures provides funding, studio space, mentoring, masterclasses, progression support and freelance employment to emerging artists.