Find out which artists are performing at the next Transcendence event
MAY 9TH 2019
Jermaine Wong is an internationally travelled Spoken Word artist and a multi-award winning filmmaker. His latest Spoken Word Short Film, No Poetry has won 9 awards including the prestigious 2018 International Christian Film Festival (ICFF) Award for Best Screenplay and his spoken word piece Time to Escape: Adam & Eve is currently an ICFF 2019 Official Nomination. Jermaine is set to release his first Spoken Word EP called Stuck in the Dark of the Night launching in May 2019.
Jermaine Wong is the founder and Artistic Director of the Theatre & Film production company/ministry called Final Call Productions and he has had almost 25 years experience as a theatre practitioner and Drama Teacher. Jermaine has had a long career as the head of Drama at a South London secondary school but has now turned his full attention to FCP, his poetry and his stage play And There Was War which is returning to the stage in December 2019. Jermaine Wong is also an ordained minister serving as the Head Elder at Kennington Camberwell Fellowship church for over ten years and is often called upon for speaking and preaching appointments.
As a teacher, preacher, poet, filmmaker and playwright Jermaine Wong has ministered the Gospel to thousands of people and he continues to give faithful service to Christ and the Church. Jermaine has a unique talent for mixing his passion for drama and poetry together to produce powerful, meaningful, insightful and clever illustrations.
headliner at MAY transcendence
Magero is a poet/spoken word artist and co-founder of 'The Brotherhood' creative collective. Dawning from South East London he is most commonly known for his debut poem 'That's My Bae' a love story with a twist, and his follow up 'Prototype' a man's journey in the pursuit of love. Magero is a vivid storyteller who incorporates a fusion of poetry, music and acting in his artistry. He recently featured alongside The Brotherhood on the BBC’s social media platforms as part of world poetry day, raising awareness about the effects of climate change in everyday society.
Dxggz (pronounced Diggz) is a poet/spoken word artist and co-founder of 'The Brotherhood' creative collective, birthed in South London. Dxggz is well known for his intricate style of painting pictures with words. Being an avid Hip-hop fan, he tends to infuse his poetic delivery with musical elements aided by in-house producer FazeOne.
THEMBE & IZZY
Izzy Eze is an emerging singer/songwriter and all-round creative, born and raised in London to Nigerian parents. She has been shortlisted in various creative competitions including OutSpoken, The Voice UK and The Piano Works (where she won), and has performed at prominent events including at the brother’s wedding of Nigerian recording artist, Maleek Berry. Izzy is currently touring the U.K. as a singer for The Little Mix Experience, and has recently released her debut single ‘Woman’, which is available on all music platforms.
Thembe Mvula is a South African born poet currently based in London. Thembe was shortlisted for the Melita Hume Poetry Prize in 2017 for her debut collection We that Wither Beneath, available on 21st March. As well as being a TEDx speaker, Thembe has featured at various shows including: Gloucester Strike a Light Festival, Canterbury Wise Words Festival and SoFar Sounds London. She was also a finalist in the UK Roundhouse poetry slam competition in 2017 and is currently a member of The Roundhouse Poetry Collective.