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Amina Atiq

  • Amina Atiq

    Amina Atiq is a Yemeni- Scouse writer, a performance artist, facilitator and activist. Amina is currently developing a spoken word monologue wit DadaFest, inviting the audience to a 1970’s Yemeni-British household, untangling what it means to belong.  

    She was awarded the Liverpool John Moore’s University Citizenship award for her active and community engagement work and awarded the best North West volunteer by Human Appeal. Awarded as a Young Associate for Curious Minds and BBC Words First Finalist 2019. She has been featured on various artistic platforms such as BBC Radio 5 live, BBC Radio 6 music, BBC 4 Radio, Bitesize, The Independent, British Muslim TV @thewarehouseWriting on the Wall, Skinny magazine, Whispering Dialogue, CAAT, Human Appeal and many more. 

    She is currently a remote writer in resident with Metal Southend, working on a new project ‘Yemeni Women at War’, while working on a new commissioned writing in response to the historic Sutton Manor. 


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