Friday 17 January 2020

Poet creates work inspired by empty streets of London on Christmas Day

As dawn broke this Christmas morning, many of us will have been tending to excited, early-rising children or anxiously working out how long it would take to cook the turkey. One Londoner started his day very differently, though. Mohamed Mohamed, a British-Somali poet and football coach from south London, began shooting a short film depicting the capital’s unusually empty streets from sunrise.

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