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Keisha’s first major commission as a performance poet was the Urbis gallery for the powerful Emory Douglas exhibition in 2008.

She also had the privilege of meeting iconic artist for a preview of the exhibition at the mere age of 18.

Following this experience, she has received a number of commissions including:

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Kate Tempest curtain raiser with Inna Voice, Contact (2014)

Amiri Baraka curtain raiser with Inna Voice, Manchester Literature Festival (2012)

Kei Miller curtain raiser with Inna Voice, Commonword’s Black Writers Conference (2012)

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National Poetry Day, BBC Radio (2016)

IPoet in the City at Whitworth, The Lowry, Barbican

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International Day of the Girl, Plan International (2015)

30th birthday (2012) and Public Address (2015)

Evolving Words – celebrating 150 years of Darwin’s Origin of Species, Wellcome Trust (2009)