The artists below are involved in the genesis of this project, but there are a number of other people and organisations who have supported us and for that we thank you.
SIDONIE CAREY-GREEN / ARTIST & RESEARCHER
Sidonie Carey-Green is a dance artist and fully funded PhD student at Royal Holloway University of London, cross discipline in the departments of Theatre/Performance and Media Arts. Her research considers the role of digital performance in generating new narratives for those oppressed by Europe’s digital borders. She is a member of the Theatre and Performance Research Association (TaPRA) and the International Federation for Theatre Research (IFTR). Previously, she graduated from Plymouth University with a First Class degree, also receiving the school prize for Outstanding Development in Dance Theatre. She then went on to gain a Masters degree with distinction from Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance, where she first began to consider the role of technology on artistic practice. She is currently a sessional lecturer and freelance dance practitioner across Kent and Surrey. As a film and performance practitioner she has created performances for Brighton Fringe Festival, Canterbury Festival, U.Dance, and a feature in the Womencinemakers Biennale, she has also had work funded by Arts Council England and Channel 4 Random Acts.
TOM TEGENTO / ARTIST
Tegento, Thomas was born in Ethiopia and grew up in different multicultural countries across East Africa. He currently lives in UK as a refugee, author, and actor. During his stay in the UK he has participated in several youth productions with Marlow Senior Company while he completed his diploma in Performing Arts at Canterbury College. He also attained experience while working as a Theatre Assistant at the Gulbenkian Theatre. Most importantly he is a graduate student in performing arts at University of Kent. He is passionate about inspiring people through real life experiences with messages of positivity, survival, happiness and hopeful advice derived from his classic African artistic skills, wisdoms and knowledge he acquired growing up. He is passionate about physical theatre, acting and writing fiction, poetry and plays. He has been sharing his talents and gifts with audiences close to him since he was a child. He has participated in several play productions as an actor, writer and published his first book 'The Seventh Neck' which is based on he and his friends' experiences of refugee life and real events plus his second collection of short stories is coming soon.