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d’bi.young anitafrika is an African-Jamaican London-based international dub poet, theatre interventionist and decolonial scholar who is committed to creating and nurturing art that ritualises acts of recovery from violence inflicted upon the people and the planet.
Shx is a multi-award-winning author of twelve plays, seven albums and four collections of poetry. After receiving hxr Masters degree from University of London in 2019, shx was awarded a Dean’s Scholarship in 2020 by London South Bank University (LSBU) to conduct hxr PhD research in Decolonial Performance, Praxis and Pedagogy in Theatre. d’bi.young is currently facilitating a global artist residency in hxr Anitafrika Method with over 70 Black practitioners, in addition to teaching hxr decolonial framework—the Anitafrika Method—at Rose Bruford College of Theatre and Performance and at LSBU, as well as working as Theatre Interventionist in the UN’s Global Initiatives Fellowship.
Hxr latest book Dubbin Theatre: The Collected Plays (the fourth title in her Dubbin Praxis pentalogy) will be published in fall 2020. dbiyounganitafrika.com