Hussina Raja – Peer Facilitator and Performer
Hussina is an artist, actress and facilitator working across film, photography and performance who has worked with PPP on our projects with young people since 2015, including The Verbatim Formula and Can We Talk About It? in 2017.
Hussina has an MA in Acting from the Royal Welsh College of Music and Drama, as well as a Post-grad in Law and BA (Hons) in Criminology. Her varied career in arts work with young people includes projects at The Roundhouse, Rich Mix, Stonewall Housing, (NRG) Terrence Higgins Trust, Index on Censorship and our neighbours Project Phakama, where she was an Artist Bursary recipient in 2019 and 2020, producing a 4-minute film ROOTS which premiered at BFI’s London Film Festival in October 2019, and later a documentary on Lockdown.
She is passionate about working with young people and marginalised communities, with her work focusing on exploring socio-political issues surrounding notions of identity, heritage, belonging and subcultures.