Vanessa Melody and Valentina Paz Huxley

Bristol, United Kingdom

Vanessa Melody and Valentina Paz Huxley

Valentina and Vanessa team up with these creative workshops exploring 'I am from' through poetry and song. They combine beautifully, with a delightful energy, bouncing off each other in a way that puts everybody at their ease and brings out the best in students.

Vanessa Melody is a performer, singer, actor and dance facilitator. She is passionate about her Jamaican and African heritage and a lover of the natural elements and our connection to nature. She is author of a self-published poetry book (Rise to Freedom: Her Story in Rhyme).

Valentina Paz Huxley is a 24 year old British/Chilean creative living in Bristol. Her main practice is illustration, specializing in colorful renditions of people who have been omitted from mainstream education/media to sustain power structures. She also writes and performs poetry and runs poetry events.

Vanessa Melody and Valentina Paz Huxley
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