North Woolwich Voices

Amina Gichinga

Amina gathered a North Woolwich singing group who rehearsed weekly over the summer, performed in three different public spaces at the North Woolwich Arts Festival, and are now continuing as a long-term community choir.

I cried at the anti-apartheid songs sung outside the DLR station while a tiny child ran around wearing my motorbike helmet. North Woolwich resident

Amina was commissioned as part of Tidal Twirlings in summer 2016, supported by London Borough of Newham and Arts Council England.