Yemisi Blake is a writer and artist. His practice is concerned with narratives of urban life, people and place. His work combines poetry, visual art and research, often involving collaborations with individuals and communities.
Yemisi has created publications, performances, installations and exhibitions in the UK and abroad. He has been commissioned by organisations, including The Wellcome Trust, Tate, Southbank Centre and The Delfina Foundation. His work has been broadcast on national radio (BBC Radio 4), featured in publications (Poetry Review, Wasafiri, Oberon Books), and exhibited across London’s bus stations.
Yemisi has been an artist in residence with organisations including Art on the Underground, British Council, All Change and Urban Words. He studied BA Sociology and MA in Photography and Urban Cultures at Goldsmiths College, University of London.