Led by Symoné, Artist of Change with ARC, UPRISING (IRL/URL) is a weekend long takeover of ARC, taking place from Friday 21 – Sunday 23 January 2022.

Artists from across the country who are of the Global Majority* will take over ARC, to present and take part in a series of informal performances, workshop-style activities, film screenings, conversations, discussions and reflections.

UPRISING (IRL/URL) will give artists of the Global Majority the opportunity to work to cultivate their artistic practice, try new skills, meet other artists, perform, network with producers, or just relax in a stimulating and safe environment.

*Global Majority is a collective term that refers to those who make-up 80% of the world’s population. By ‘global majority’ we refer to those of the following backgrounds; African or Caribbean heritage, South Asian heritage, East Asian heritage, West Asian heritage, Central Asian heritage, South East Asian heritage, East Asian and South East Asian heritage, Middle East and North African heritage, and those who have experienced racism. By the term ‘those who have experience racism’, we are referring to individuals who have experience discrimination based on the colour of their skin, race and/or their culture.