Art Form: Poetry

Profiles

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.


Project

S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys Project

Battersea

S.M.I.L.E-ing Boys project is a creative arts project that aims to address the mental health needs of black boys and challenge the negative portrayal of this demographic in the media. It is a public health…

Artist / Individual

Hilaire

Battersea

Hilaire is a writer of poetry and fiction. Her poetry often focuses on nature, particularly in an urban setting. Her short stories and novels explore identity, family and subtleties of emotion, often with a strong…

Artist / Individual

Jiazhen Cai

Battersea

Currently studying at the Royal College of Art, Jiazhen Cai is a London- and China-based artist and illustrator with a ceramics background. Using a comprehensive range of illustration techniques, with a particular attention to narrative…

Organisation

Youth4Climate

Wandsworth Town

Youth4Climate celebrates Wandsworth’s talented youth and encourages them to harness the power of creativity to speak up on the serious climate issues we are facing. Young global citizens are inheriting a hotter and more unpredictable…

Organisation

Sound Minds

Battersea

Sound Minds is a multi-award-winning, user led social enterprise that uses the arts to improve the lives of people experiencing long-term mental health issues.

Artist / Individual

Simmy King

Southfields

Simmy is an award-nominated film maker, radio host and writer who is passionate about helping others in becoming their greatest versions. Simmy is creative in nature and loves to collaborate and build communities.

Artist / Individual

Nick Eisen

Wandsworth Town

Nick Eisen is a writer and performer who uses poetry as a form of theatre in which the audience become partners on a journey offering glimpses of a world that is by turns comic, disturbing…