Fehinti Balogun Presents Can I Live?

In conversation with the actor, playwright, poet, and the creator of Can I Live?

WORDS BY TASH COWLEY

LONDON — THEATRE — Issue 8

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Climate conversation is everywhere, and its pressing present-tension can be overwhelming. The United Nation’s recent Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change warned that we are facing “code red” levels of environmental destruction, and everywhere we turn, doom-laden statistics pursue us in a relentless, deafening stampede. The seriousness of what we are facing can leave us feeling isolated and helpless. However, actor, activist and playwright Fehinti Balogun (he/him) is working to switch up the narrative, with an uplifting, educational digital performance that “toured” UK venues. Can I Live? addresses the physical manifestations of global warming through Balogun’s...

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Filmed production, Complicité’s "Can I Live" with Fehinti Balogun. Photography by David Hewitt

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