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Joshua Idehen

Joshua Idehen

Works with words to good effect.


Joshua Idehen is a Poet, workshop facilitator, musician and founder of renowned poetry/music magazine Poejazzi.

As a poet, he has performed at most major festivals, appeared in anthologies alongside Linton Kwesi Johnson.

As a musician, he works in three bands: Benin City, HUGH and with electro dub outfit LV. He has gained accolades from Qmag, Artsdesk, Fact, Mojo, Clash, Mixmag, DJ and DIY.
With Poejazzi, he performed shows at Royal Albert Hall, Southbank and London Jazz Festival. In 2014 he released an IOS/Google app celebrating UK Spoken word and produced the sold out, critically acclaimed HOWL 2.0 show.

He has taught as Roehampton University among other schools, and was a poet in residence for Wimbledon Festival and the Free Word Centre.

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LAST NIGHT BY BENIN CITY : The Last Word Festival

30 May 2017

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