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"STILL Art" 07/2021 Introducing artists in residence - Ojo Taiye and Kirsty Heggie:

Updated: Jul 29, 2021

Ojo Taiye

Ojo Taiye is a young Nigerian poet who uses poetry as a handy tool to hide his frustration with the society. He also makes uses of collage & sampling techniques.His poetry has been published or forthcoming in Rumpus, Offing Magazine, Cincinnati Review, Willow Spring and elsewhere. Recently, he was selected to participate in Capital City Film Festival’s Inaugural Poetry Project, Michigan & also selected as a participant in the Poetry Ireland Introduction Series 2020. He is currently living in Agbor, Nigeria. You can follow him on twitter @ojo_poems.


Kirsty Heggie

Kirsty Heggie has earned the title “great songsmith” from Glasgow’s Celtic Connections Style: Ethereal, Soulful, Spooky New Folk, Celtic, songwriter, acoustic, Downtempo, lo-fi, eclectic, experimental Instruments: keyboard, synthesisers, guitar classical, acoustic, electric : Spoken word, storytelling, songsmithery. Having headlined at many of Scotland’s favourite entertainment venues .... Kirsty moves between different styles of musical character and genre with an ease that compliments the modern age, her style has a prominent timeless quality, both ancient and refreshingly modern From Joni Mitchell to Bjork Kirsty is known for her bewitching voice and her striking lyrics are informed by her degree in literature and a nomadic existence as a travelling musician ...from playing classical guitar in an obscure and romantic way, to rock and electric. But mostly these days playing piano pieces both grand piano and synthesizer effects on keyboard. Kirsty is looking to collaborate with electronic artists as her music and theatrical costuming take on a modern edge.


The STILL Art residency project has been launched to support artists and create a collaboration platform. We are looking for artists of all art areas: VISUAL ARTS POETRY/WRITING MUSIC THEATRE DANCE/MOVEMENT We have the pleasure to offer an exciting opportunity to take part in a collaborative residency followed by an exhibition/performance.

To find out more about the exhibition go to:

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