“Here is the city that we live in
Notice that the city that we live in is alive
Analyse our city and you’ll find that our city even has bodily features
Our city’s organs function like any living creature
Our city is a living creature
And if you’re wise enough, you’ll know not all of us are blood cells…
Some of us are viruses.”
Arinzé delivers an epic, lyrical journey through the pulsating heart and underground soul of inner city London. An inventive blend of gig theatre, spoken word, live art and direct address, Misty confronts the assumptions and expectations underpinning the act of telling a story.
It's as fiercely thought as it is elegantly structured.
Arinze Kene’s layered, kinetic solo show exploring the relationship between black lives and black art
Compelling and innovative
The final rapped rebuttal to the accusation he’s writing ‘jungle shit’ lands a punch of superbly fierce defiance – and duly ignites the room
Kene has produced a landmark work that truly deserves to shoot him into the stratosphere.
Nothing has been put in without a clear intention behind it, and Kene effectively demonstrates his broad array of talents and vocal capability