Nathalie Teitler – Director TCW
Nathalie Teitler is the Director of the Complete Works and has been running it for its 8 year history. She was born in Buenos Aires, holds a PhD in Latin American poetry (Kings College, 2000) and is widely published as a critic and academic. She has been an arts activist for 20 years, worked for Refugee Action, Exiled Writers Ink and grassroots community organisations. In 2015 she founded the world’s first poetry-dance company, Dancing Words, which produces live pieces and films which have been shown at festivals around the world.
Caleb Femi – Documentary filmmaker and poet
Caleb Femi is a poet, English teacher and a member of the SXWKS collective. His works are often described as vivid and honest delivered with an essence of musicality. Lately, Caleb has won the Roundhouse Poetry Slam and exhibited two cross-arts show ‘Still Dreaming’ at the Edinburgh Fringe and ‘There Is A Place’ at the Camden People’s Theatre. Also, Caleb has led poetry workshops in schools in East and North London . As well as poetry, Caleb is a filmmaker with his inaugural documentary ‘What Did Love Taste Like In The 70s?’ released in August 2015. His follow up documentary ‘Heartbreak & Grime’ will be released in 2016. Caleb has received commissions from Tate Modern, Barbican, Southbank Centre and Lift Festival as well as having been long listed for the Young Poet Laureate London.
Theresa Lola – Intern and poet
Theresa Lola is a Nigerian British poet born in 1994 and based in London. She is a Barbican Young Poet Alumni from the 2015-2016 programme. She was one of the winners of the 2016 Magic Oxygen Poetry Prize and was shortlisted for the 2015 Outspoken Poetry Prize. Her work has appeared in Magic Oxygen Poetry Anthology, Essence of Love Anthology, Barbican Young Poets Anthology, Barbican Blog, and Brittle Paper.
Naomi Woddis – Photographer
Naomi Woddis is a photographer whose work includes portraiture, still life and urban landscape. Naomi has been Artist-in-Residence at Culpeper Community Garden, Islington. Her work has been exhibited at Ovalhouse, The Albany, Lewisham Art House, The Nunnery Gallery (as part of the Shape Open 2013) and The Pie Factory, Margate. She is particularly interested in online participatory projects and the links that can be made between image and text as featured in her current project ‘Whoever Was Using This Bed’.