Akil Iko Morgan was born and raised in Liverpool. As a practitioner of Capoeira, Akil frames their experience in Capoeira as a question, or QUEST-I-ON. Through contemplating their African ancestry, their personal pathway to themselves, and the wider community.
Akil was led to ‘Capoeira for All’, an exciting, breathing community interest company based in Liverpool running many projects and programmes across the region.
‘Wildfire Rising’ is an associate artist programme from Cheshire Dance and Movema that looks to remove barriers of inequality by investing in and supporting dance artists from African, South, East and South East Asian diasporas to make way for the rising of their artistry, representation and development.
Movema celebrates diversity through dance, creating safe spaces for different communities to come together and learn about each other through high-quality arts experiences.
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Arts Council England is the national development agency for creativity and culture. Cheshire Dance is a National Portfolio Organisation of Arts Council England.
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