Helen Cammock (born in Staffordshire, 1970) is an artist working across moving image, photography, writing, poetry, spoken word, song, performance, printmaking and installation. She is interested in the intersections between image, language and duration. Histories, storytelling and the questioning, excavation, re-interpretation and re-presentation of lost, unheard and buried voices are often re-ignited and woven together across different mediums. Current exhibitions include The Long Note as part of Turner Prize 2019 and Che Si Può Fare at Collezione Maramotti, Italy. She studied at the University of Brighton, and the Royal College of Art, London.
Inua Ellams (born in Nigeria, 1984) is an internationally touring poet, playwright, performer, graphic artist and designer heavily Influenced by hip hop music and poetry by the Romantics. Musicality and heightened mellifluous speech mixed with Nigerian storytelling has come to typify his work. Once described as the love child of Yasiin Bey (Mos Def) and John Keats, his reoccurring themes are identity, displacement and destiny. He is an ambassador for the Ministry of Stories, a Fellow of the Royal Society of Literature, and founded the Midnight Run, a nocturnal urban excursion. He has published four books of poetry, his first play The 14th Tale was awarded a Fringe First at the Edinburgh International Theatre Festival, and his fourth play Barber Shop Chronicles sold out its run at England’s National Theatre. He is currently touring An Evening With An Immigrant and working on The Half God of Rainfall – a new play in verse.