In this week's Artsworld Sukina Abdul Noor and Muneera Rashida from the hip hop group Poetic Pilgrimage give their take on London's culture scene.Richard Reynolds began planting flowers secretly at night outside his tower block in London. He is now part of a growing global movement committed to combating the forces of neglect, land shortage and apathy towards public spaces.Guerilla gardeners are activists who plan 'troop digs', the illicit cultivation of plants and flowers in the urban metropolis.This is art with a horticultural twist mixed with guerilla activity - since technically what the guerilla gardeners do is illegal and constitutes "criminal damage".Lost boy of SudanIn 1987, when he was just 10 years old, Cola Bilkuei was forcibly recruited as a child soldier by the Sudan People's Liberation Army (SPLA).He fled Sudan and walked to South Africa. After a 14-year journey, mostly on foot, Cola arrived in Australia.He has now become a published author, song writer, respected DJ and Sudanese youth advocate.Part two
Lebanese clay animationSyrian artist Lina Ghaibeh and Beirut's award-winning animator Jad Khoury are pioneers of clay animation.
Finally slam poetry is rhythmic performance street poetry born out of Southside Chicago.Artsworld went to the US to meet the man who pioneered this form of expression.
This episode of Artsworld airs from Monday, June 1 and can be seen at the following times GMT: Monday: 0530, 1130; Tuesday: 0130, 1400, 2330; Wednesday: 1630; Thursday: 1430; Friday: 0600; Saturday: 1930; Sunday: 1030.