Graphic banner with a headshot of Fadzai Mwakutuya. Text: "In conversation with Fadzai Mwakutuya. climate justice, artistic and curatorial practice in the Scottish Highlands. 27th November| 6:30-8:30pm | Online.A writing workshop for BPOC Writers in Scotland."

A conversation with Fadzai Mwakutuya: Scottish BPOC Writers Network x Lyth Arts Centre – 27th November 2023

Join us for a conversation & writing workshop with Fadzai Mwakutuya on climate justice, artistic and curatorial practices in the Scottish Highlands.

Please be mindful when booking. This is a session for Black writers & writers of colour* based in Scotland (or who, pre-COVID, would normally be resident in Scotland). 

Writing Workshop: 27th November 2023, 18:30pm


Fadzai Mwakutuya,‘ Fudge’ is a professional visual artist, artivist and creative educator, working with imagery and messages that demonstrate inclusivity to re-imagine stories that inform our vibrant multicultural heritage. “My art practice advocates for and is passionate about, promoting arts and culture in rural spaces especially for older artists, ‘hospitality’ being a key feature.”

At this event Fadzai will share about her curatorial art and writing practice, how living in the Scottish Highlands has amplified her voice, and of her inspiration from the landscape.

Fadzai is also the founder of Climate Change Creative. Fadzai will share about her approach, process, how her work re+connects her, and serves as her grounding mechanism .

This event centres rural BPOC writers in Scotland and is open to all BPOC writers of all genres and stages in their writing practice. If you are a person of colour and new to writing but interested in Fadzai’s work and the themes discussed in the workshop come along!

This event is a collaboration with Lyth Arts Centre. In the months of November (2023 ) and February (2024) SBWN and Lyth Arts are collaborating to deliver NATURE : NURTURE – a series on community, nature and artistic practices of Black people and people of colour in rural Scotland. The series is curated by Titilayo Farukuoye.

By participating in our workshops you to adhere by our Safer Space Policy.

Please note that this event is pay what you can, we will never turn anyone away due to lack of funds, however we rely on ticket sales to sustain the running of the organisation. If you have any questions, please contact us


Before participating in this event, please note the following:

  • The event will be live captioned by, the transcript and recording will be available for up to 4 weeks.
  • All SBWN events will adhere to our Safer Spaces Policy.
  • For participants on low incomes, we have some bursaries for data (£7) and caregiver/childcare (£30) for online events; plus travel (within Scotland) for in-person events. Please contact us via email

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