Kettle – By Vanessa Kisuule

The first of our special Joygernaut commissions is here!

Presenting, Vanessa Kisuule’s ‘Kettle’:


Vanessa is a writer, performer, burlesque artist and general empress of blag based in Bristol. She has won over ten slam titles including The Roundhouse Slam 2014, Hammer and Tongue National Slam 2014 and the Nuoryican Poetry Slam. She has been featured on BBC iPlayer, Radio 1, and Radio 4’s Woman’s Hour, The Guardian, Blue Peter, Sky TV, Don’t Flop and TEDx. She has performed up and down the country and internationally at Glastonbury, Vienna, Sweden, Belgium, Germany, Bangladesh, Barcelona, Oslo, Finland and New York. Her debut poetry collection ‘Joyriding The Storm’ was published in 2014. She was the recipient of The Jerwood Micro Arts Bursary and The Leverhulme Arts Scholarship in 2017 and her one woman show SEXY is currently under development with the support of Arts Council England, Bristol Old Vic and Camden People’s Theatre.



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