Art Form: Poetry

Profiles

Artist / Individual

Dr Velma McClymont

Battersea

Dr Velma McClymont is a writer, poet, storyteller, community activist and an international speaker who has spoken in Austria (Vienna), Scotland (including the Scottish Parliament), Wales (Cardiff), Southern Ireland, England, America and Jamaica. A first…

Group

Guyana SPEAKS

Tooting

Established in January 2017 as an initiative to bring together the Guyanese diaspora, Guyana SPEAKS runs a programme of events at the Classic in Tooting Bec (nearly always) on the last Sunday of each month.

Organisation

575 Wandsworth Road (National Trust)

Battersea

575 Wandsworth Road is a modest terraced house owned by Kenyan-born poet, novelist and British civil servant, Khadambi Asalache, between 1981 and 2006.

Prompted by a persistent damp patch in the basement, Mr Asalache found…

Artist / Individual

Fengjin Yu

Battersea

Fengjin Yu sees their work as a process or a part of progression. They will have a narrative or simple concept at first and explore it from there. During this progression, narrative is gradually abandoned.…

Artist / Individual

Jess Gell

Tooting

Jess Gell is a documentary filmmaker, photographer and artist based in Tooting Bec. Her work focuses primarily on familial documentation, as well as exploring the often humorous serendipities of the everyday.

Jess is currently a…

Artist / Individual

Snyder Moreno Martín

Battersea

Snyder Moreno Martín. Artsist born in Colombia and based in the United Kingdom. His projects have a strong experiential and contextual component, which could emerge from experiences that allow him to reflect about existence, from…

Organisation

Bounce Theatre

Earlsfield

Bounce makes original, imaginative, and brave work.

Bounce makes space for children and young people to be heard and to hear themselves. Together, they find new ways to see the world and everyone's potential within…

Artist / Individual

Nur Ali Sheikh

Roehampton

A painter of beauty and his images of neo-cubist themes, and of landscapes have won world-wide acclaim and inclusion in Who's who in art, and he has painted and exhibited all over the world for…

Organisation

Sprout Arts

Furzedown

Sprout Arts is a not-for-profit community arts venue in Furzedown, South West London run and managed entirely by local volunteers. Our ethos is sharing. Our aim is to build a diverse and inclusive creative community…

Artist / Individual

Jiajia Zeng

Battersea

Jiajia Zeng is an interdisciplinary artist based in London. She is going to study her MA in Royal College of Art in Sculpture department in September 2020. She is interested in expanding on different materials,…

Organisation

ArtLacuna

Battersea

ArtLacuna is an artist-led space established in early 2013 by Chris Cawkwell, Amelia Critchlow, Jane Harris and Alex March. Located in an old coroner's office near Clapham Junction, we accommodate artist studios, a residency and…

Artist / Individual

Miriam Catherine Gonzalez

Tooting

Miriam González is self-taught artist who uses her art primarily as therapy for her epilepsy and anxiety disorder, although she has been commissioned for a number of pieces by private individuals.

She was born and…

Artist / Individual

Tracey Downing

Earlsfield

Tracey Elizabeth Downing is a painter who writes poems, or 'moems' as she likes to call them, and has written and illustrated her first book 'Moems in Mind' during lockdown, a response which has resonated…

Artist / Individual

Victoria Nathanson

Putney

Victoria Nathanson is a Putney-based painter and illustrator of the natural world, often depicting animals and significant objects often set within a landscape. She also paints clock faces. She works in oil, acrylic, watercolour, pen…

Artist / Individual

Kitty Martin

Southfields

Kitty Martin is an actor, theatre maker, poet and communications coach. Captivated by the twists and turns of language, the recurring themes in her work explore moments of connection, conversation and the blurring of boundaries.…

Artist / Individual

Sarah Lipton-Sidibeh

Wandsworth Town

Sarah Lipton-Sidibeh is an author and performer who lives near King George's Park in Wandsworth. She has written short stories, poetry, a play, a children's book, film scripts and song lyrics. She is currently completing…

Artist / Individual

Siddhi Gupta

Battersea

Siddhi Gupta is an illustrator working within education, culture and communication. She incorporates notes, words, visuals, workshops and sometimes performances in her work. Passionate about the application of art and design in education, Siddhi wants…

Organisation

Royal College of Art

Battersea

The Royal College of Art is the world's leading university of art and design. Specialising in teaching and research, the RCA offers degrees of MA, MPhil, MRes and PhD across the disciplines of architecture, arts…

Organisation

act up

Tooting

act up is an organisation that has been running for over twenty years. We run acting workshops and courses and communication skills training as well as production in theatre, film and dance. Overall we want…

Artist / Individual

Kay Rufai

Battersea

Kay Rufai is a photographer, poet, filmmaker, author, creative facilitator and mental health researcher, whose work spans the past five years in countries including the UK, USA, Ethiopia, Bhutan, Germany, Scandinavia, Mexico, Nigeria and Colombia.