Wana Udobang

Wana Udobang

10:12am

Thursday, June 20, 2024

Wana Udobang is a multi-disciplinary storyteller working at the intersection of writing, poetry, performance and film. She has three studio albums Dirty Laundry, In memory of forgetting and Transcendence, which interrogate memory, familial bonds, healing and joy. She has been commissioned by Edinburgh International Festival, Deutsches Museum and ThankYou Australia as well as performed across Africa, Europe and North America. Wana runs Comfort Food poetry workshop which uses memories around food as a conduit to create poems that become recipes for joy. She also curates Culture Diaries; an archival project which uses multi-platform storytelling to document African artists. She is a 2021 University of IOWA International writing residency fellow.

Wana Udobang is a multi-disciplinary storyteller working at the intersection of writing, poetry, performance and film. She has three studio albums Dirty Laundry, In memory of forgetting and Transcendence, which interrogate memory, familial bonds, healing and joy. She has been commissioned by Edinburgh International Festival, Deutsches Museum and ThankYou Australia as well as performed across Africa, Europe and North America. Wana runs Comfort Food poetry workshop which uses memories around food as a conduit to create poems that become recipes for joy. She also curates Culture Diaries; an archival project which uses multi-platform storytelling to document African artists. She is a 2021 University of IOWA International writing residency fellow.

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