Shama Rahman: British-Bangladeshi, UAE-born, Londoner and multi-instrumentalist who uses cutting-edge, wearable tech that allows movement to trigger sounds and effects as part of the live recording and performance, underlining her status as a ‘futuristic storyteller’. Her immersive performance of the album at London’s Southbank with interactive visuals and dancers was featured nationally on Channel 4. Shama is the first Sitarist to perform in Antarctica as part of the first Antarctic Biennale, and was featured in The Times and Radio 4's Front Row. Check out some of her work 👉
Ana Paz is a spoken word artist of African and Portuguese decent from south east London. Her work includes themes such as mental health and well being, female empowerment, Blackness, racism, discrimination and the importance of perspectives within working class communities. In 2015, Ana was the runner up at the first ever Poetry Olympics held at the Art Gallery of New South Wales and subsequently won an Arts residency there. In 2017, she released her first spoken word EP titled Talking Therapy, which aired on BBC Radio Leicester introducing and Demon FM. Check out some of her work 👉
Eve Piper: Rising urban narrator for the millennial generation, Eve Piper is a young Mancunian poet making her mark on Bristol's Poetry scene. With influences ranging from Drum & Bass to John Donne, her poetry merges the personal and political, tracing the sharp angles of young womanhood and relaying rhythmic urban narratives with a beguilingly subtle approach.
Demi Anter is an Austrian-American artist who came of age in California’s Coachella Valley. Her writing has appeared in numerous journals across the U.S., U.K. and Europe. As a spoken word performer, she has graced the stage with artists including Beau Sia, Anis Mojgani, Sarah Kay and Erin Fornoff. She has been a featured poet on Belfast's Poetry Jukebox, Cúirt Festival’s Spoken Word Platform, and will perform at Electric Picnic Festival and Edinburgh Fringe this summer. She lives in Berlin. Check out some of her work 👉