Dzifa Benson is a multi-disciplinary live artist who uses literature as her primary mode of expression. The intersections between science, art, the body and ritual and by the question of who or what is invisible animate Dzifa’s practice. She explores this through poetry, storytelling, theatre, performance, libretti, essay, journalism and a range of other media. She also embraces education, collaboration and participation at the heart of her practice. She is interested site-specific work as well as subverting the use of existing spaces.
A spirited and beguiling look at modern life through the eyes of three poets: Caroline Smith, Chrys Salt MBE and Dzifa Benson in conversation with Rachael Newberry. “I hate to hear you talk about all women as if they were fine ladies instead of rational creatures. None of us want to be in calm waters […]