But We Are Still Here, Octavia @ Tate Modern

BUT WE ARE STILL HERE OCTAVIA POETRY COLLECTIVE 25 NOVEMBER 2017 AT 16.00–17.00   Heather Agyepong Yaa 2017 (detail)   A performance of new works commissioned in response to the Tate Modern collection and But we are Still Here Join Octavia Poetry Collective as they perform new works created as personal responses to the Tate collection, through the…

Confusion of Tongues, Art and the Limits of Language, Courtauld Commission

Confusion of Tongues: Art and the Limits of Language MA Programme Curating the Art Museum, 16 June – 17 July 2016 It was an absolute pleasure to be commissioned by The Courtauld Gallery‘s MA Curating students to write poems in response to some of the works within their fantastic exhibition, Confusion of Tongues: Art and…

Octavia Celebrating WOW at The Poetry Library

  See the canon differently at an event celebrating unsung women poets and up-and-coming stars. Octavia is a poetry group of women of colour, led by Rachel Long. The group explores issues of intersectionality, sexuality, and the representation of women of colour. The group explores issues of intersectionality, sexuality, and the representation of women of…

Serious Play @ Barbican

Come, Serious Play @ Barbican Centre, Sat 28th November 2015 11am – 5pm, Garden Room, Fountain Room and foyer spaces FREE For Charles and Ray Eames, the importance of play was a source of creativity and made its way into all of their work. Immerse yourself in the joy of play through a day of…

My Bed poetry performance at Late @ Tate

For dream commissions, make your own. London Laureates, Ella Frears, Laurie Bolger, Clare Mulley and I, perform poems inspired by Tracey Emin’s, ‘My Bed’ at Late at Tate last Friday.

Featuring at Speakeasy – Cambridge

The thing about being part of a great poetry collective (BAR) is that it is made of up of great poetry people (All, but in this specific instance, Charlotte Higgins), who are great poets in their own right AND have their own great poetry nights (Speakeasy) – and they invite you to perform at them. Sunday 2nd November…