Abdullah Adekola West Yorkshire, United Kingdom
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Bio Abdullah Adekola (he/him) is a Black-British working-class writer and performer. He works for a mental health charity and is a board member of the David Oluwale Memorial Association.

He is a member of UK new Artists. He has been awarded a PANIC bursary by The Tetley and been selected for the New Creatives North talent development program by Arts Council England and BBC Arts.

His breakthrough collection of poetry 'Nigrescence' is out now on adekola.bigcartel.com


Nigrescence, 2021


Projects and exhibitions


Say It With Your Chest

17/03/2018 — ongoing

Black-led poetry and creative platform by Adekola and Ogun

Various, Leeds Details
Interested in
PoetrySpoken WordWorkshopWriting
Film / VideoLive artSocially Engaged PracticePerformance Art
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