BAFTA Rising Star and Dark Knight Rises actress, Juno Temple backs youth mentoring scheme helping a new generation of young people develop their craft and creative talents.
Juno Temple has given her support to YOUYOU Mentoring who have recently developed a group of aspiring poets who were challenged with creating a collection of poems to inspire others to think and consider their own relationship to the environment.
To celebrate the poets achievement, Juno Temple has performed and filmed a live reading of To Be Human, a poem written by 19 year old student, Laura O’Driscoll at Keats House, the former residence of romantic poet John Keat (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=W-CuQ_58lUg)
Laura O’Driscoll said: “The YOUYOU Mentoring poetry opportunity has been a life-changing and invaluable experience helping all the poets to build our confidence and self belief in our work.”
Aspiring poets, Phil Coales, Poppy Turner, Phoebe Thomson, Laura O’Driscoll and Darien Charles were chosen from dozens of London-based poets aged 17-21 and were developed by YOUYOU Mentoring and recorded poems at London’s famous Premises Studios. (https://soundcloud.com/climate-revolution-poems)
The poetry project was supported by The Climate Revolution, founded by Dame Vivienne Westwood.