with JOSEPHINE AND THE LEOPARD
a video by JADE MONTSERRAT & WEBB-ELLIS
KOLEKA PUTUMA writer
Koleka Putuma is an award-winning poet, playwright and theatre director. Her bestselling debut collection of poems Collective Amnesia has sold over 5000 copies and was awarded the 2018 Glenna Luschei Prize for African Poetry. The collection was also named 2017 book of the year by The City Press and one of the best books of 2017 by The Sunday Times and Quartz Africa. Putuma was shortlisted as one of four finalists for the Rolex Mentor and Protégé Arts Initiative for Theatre. She is a Forbes Africa Under 30 Honoree, and recipient of the Imbewu Trust Scribe Playwrighting Award, amongst others.
JADE MONTSERRAT artist
Jade Montserrat is an artist based in Scarborough, England. She is the recipient of the Stuart Hall Foundation Scholarship which supports her PhD (via MPhil) at IBAR, UCLan, and the development of her work from her black diasporic perspective in the North of England. Jade works through performance, drawing, painting, film, installation, sculpture, print and text.
Webb-Ellis are Caitlin and Andrew Webb-Ellis. You can learn more about their collaborative filmmaking projects here.
JOSEPHINE AND THE LEOPARD (2014): Video with sound, 6:00min.