The Rise and Rise of the Instagram Poet

Instagram

In the early days of Instagram, the app functioned primarily as a photo-sharing platform. The idea was that you could take snapshots of daily life, directly from your phone camera, and then upload them using Instagram’s unique square template. Since then it has developed into one of the biggest social media platforms in the world, allowing people to share photos, video, text and music, as well as using AR capabilities and a direct messaging service. It’s become the go-to place to discover new talent in every discipline and an essential medium through which up and coming artists can interact with their audience.

Read moreThe Rise and Rise of the Instagram Poet

Benjamin Zephaniah – The Poet Polymath

Born in Birmingham England as his unlikely cameo in TV series Peaky Blinders may indicate, Benjamin Obadiah Iqbal Zephaniah remains deeply attached to his Jamaican roots. Known to different people for his many abilities that involve poetry, performance, music and activism, this British born Rastafarian continues to be a vehicle for the issues facing people … Read moreBenjamin Zephaniah – The Poet Polymath