Hay NAWR #5
01 / 02 / 2020
Globe at Hay
Y Gelli Gandryll / Hay on Wye
RUFUS MUFASA & JUSTIN PREECE
Literary activist Rufus Mufasa is a pioneering participatory
artist who advocates hip hop education and poetry
development accessible to all. Lyricist, rapper and
performance art poet, with an MA in scriptwriting, Rufus
recently launch a solo album, Fur Coats From The Lion’s Den,
dubbed a 2017 cultural highlight by Wales Arts Review.
Rufus is a Hay Writer at Work, supports several
intergenerational projects, mentors men at Parc Prison and is
planning her fourth visit to Finland, where she recently
headlined the Helsinki Literature Festival. As well as being the
first Welsh artist to perform at Ruisrock festival, she mentors
Finnish beat poets, and now writes trilingually as a result.
Cassette-loop ambience. Local artist Ellis Green's compositions
bring together fragmented melodies and harmonic drones in a fog
of tape hiss.
NEIL PULLING ON HIS ORGAN
Swansea-based performance artist bringing his brilliantly original
one-person show to Hay.