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Congolese born, Aotearoa raised and Narrm based trans-disciplinary artist, most notably known for although not limited to Productions, Performance Poetry, Curation and Organising. He uses his artistic abilities to serve as a platform in his commitment to the flourishing of life, telling of the untold, as well as the collective empowerment of those peoples too often marginalized and not often enough celebrated.

He is currently undergoing the final year of his Masters Degree at University Of Melbourne’s VCA, has had numerous selections representing the university as a speaker both at international and National level. He is also the Founder and member of ‘Band Of Brothaz’, Co-Founder Of ‘Let’s Talk’ a series of free public talks addressing anti blackness and the Curator, Founder, Producer and Director of ‘Sapologie’.

 
 

s a p o l o g i e

Sapologie celebrates the vision and voices of some of Narrm’s most talented and boldest young artists with an evening of varying art mediums including spoken word, music and story telling.
With Roots in the Congo, Sapologie embodies a vivid, unapologetically stylish resistance while showcasing incredible talent. Currently in it’s third year of showcasing.

 
 

Sapologie March 2018, Photo Credit: @Ivy Mutuku


t a l e S o f a n a f r o n a u t

Arts House, 2017. Visuals: Samuel Kwong

b a n d o f a n b r o t h a z

Howler, 2018. Visuals: Samuel Kidus

l e t S t a l k

‘Let’s Talk’ a series of free public talks addressing anti blackness - Spoken word performance

Blak Dot Gallery, 2017. Visuals: Ivy Mutuku

v i c t o r i a s t a t e S l a m C h a m p i o n s h i p

2018 Victoria State Finals winner

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M e l b o u r n e W r i t e r s F e s t i v a l

Photo by: Liyat G Haile Photography • www.liyatphotography.com •

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