Meet BAIT '18


This year we're joined by 11 art-activists based in and around Birmingham, aswell as Artistic Director, Roger Robinson.
 

  Ahsen Sayeed   Ahsen is a photographer and filmmaker working on telling stories of people through digital media. He creates work to connect with people, places and ideas.  Twitter:  @ahsensayeed

Ahsen Sayeed

Ahsen is a photographer and filmmaker working on telling stories of people through digital media. He creates work to connect with people, places and ideas.

Twitter: @ahsensayeed

Ahsen Sayeed
Photographer & Director

  Chloe Deakin   Filmmaker, photographer and emerging director from Coventry.  She’s lit please hire her.   Instagram:  @itsdeakin    

Chloe Deakin

Filmmaker, photographer and emerging director from Coventry. She’s lit please hire her.

Instagram: @itsdeakin

 

Chloe Deakin
Digital Media

Elle Chante

Elle Chante is a musical self expressionist from Birmingham interested in sharing experiences and feelings through emotive singing.

Twitter: @ElleChanteUK

Elle Chante
Singer/Songwriter

  James Kearns   James is a poet from Birmingham making work about what people's use of language both communicates and fails to communicate.

James Kearns

James is a poet from Birmingham making work about what people's use of language both communicates and fails to communicate.

James Kearns
Poetry

  Liz Ord   Liz Ord mimics but mocks situations, their work grazes close to the situations they find problematic but extenuated, inflated rendered a little unhinged.  Instagram:  @LizROrd

Liz Ord

Liz Ord mimics but mocks situations, their work grazes close to the situations they find problematic but extenuated, inflated rendered a little unhinged.

Instagram: @LizROrd

Liz Ord
Performance artist

  Milga Abraham   Milga is a poet and calligraphist from Birmingham who creates work with a motivational message and advocates for mental health.  Instagram:  @seekerofhope

Milga Abraham

Milga is a poet and calligraphist from Birmingham who creates work with a motivational message and advocates for mental health.

Instagram: @seekerofhope

Milga Abraham
Poet  & Calligraphist

  Pan   Pan is a philosopher, poet and performer. His art aims to enact ritual and put our hearts more deeply intouch with the divine.

Pan

Pan is a philosopher, poet and performer. His art aims to enact ritual and put our hearts more deeply intouch with the divine.

Pan
Poetry & Music

  Sammy Willbourne   Sammy is a theatre writer and director from Nottingham. She is part of the Young Agitators with the Royal Court and Young Directors at the Young Vic.  Twitter:  @SideshowSammy

Sammy Willbourne

Sammy is a theatre writer and director from Nottingham. She is part of the Young Agitators with the Royal Court and Young Directors at the Young Vic.

Twitter: @SideshowSammy

Sammy Willbourne
Theatre

  Sophia Griffin   Sophia is an actor, writer and performance poet using art to question society and the world. She creates work to connect to herself, connect to others and nourish her soul.   Instagram:  @SophiaJGriffin

Sophia Griffin

Sophia is an actor, writer and performance poet using art to question society and the world. She creates work to connect to herself, connect to others and nourish her soul. 

Instagram: @SophiaJGriffin

Sophia Griffin
Actor & Writer

  Tarik Ross-Cameron   Tarik Ross-Cameron is a Birmingham based performance poet whose work tackles issues of both the personal and the social- delivered with a biting wit but also a great deal of human warmth.  Twitter:  @  trc_evolve

Tarik Ross-Cameron

Tarik Ross-Cameron is a Birmingham based performance poet whose work tackles issues of both the personal and the social- delivered with a biting wit but also a great deal of human warmth.

Twitter: @trc_evolve

Tarik Ross-Cameron
Poetry

  Tom Walters   Katie/Tom is an autistic and physically disabled spoken word poet from the Midlands. She/he writes complicated metaphors about serious things, like disability, politics, and love.  Twitter:  @sparklyopteryx

Tom Walters

Katie/Tom is an autistic and physically disabled spoken word poet from the Midlands. She/he writes complicated metaphors about serious things, like disability, politics, and love.

Twitter: @sparklyopteryx

Tom Walters
Performance Poetry