Elephant

Elephant

BandSpoken Word

We are an innovative Spoken Word collective that perform a diverse range of material for diverse audiences. We consist of poets, rappers, beat-makers, artists, journalists and more. We are passionate performers who enjoy engaging with people and giving our all every time we touch the mic!

Biography

Elephant is a collective of nine writers, supported by the Roundhouse. The collective includes the SLAMbassadors UK 2010 winner, the current UK Poetry Slam Champion (2011-12), European Poetry Slam Champion (2011), Bang Said the Gun poet in residence (Jan 2012), London Transport Museum Slam Champion, London Transport Museum Poet-in-Residence and the Roundhouse Poetry Slam Champion (2011). The members of Elephant have a combine performance history across America, Poland, Germany, Austria, France and the UK. Including at; the House of Commons, Bestival (2011), Lounge on the Farm Festival (2010/2011), Edinburgh Fringe Festival (2011/2012), Camp Bestival, Guildhall, the Royal Festival Hall, Battersea Arts Centre, the Rose Theatre, the Roundhouse Meadowlands Festival, Tongue Fu, Zanzibar's International Film Festival and China's Academy of Art.

PLEASE CHECK OUT THE FOLLOWING LINKS TO SEE EXAMPLES OF OUR PERFORMANCES:

Catherine Labiran "She Rose" - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=vAyBlRNzD2U

Harry Baker "59" -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dZ-WUU_Q_Ig

Zia "Doorsteps 3D" -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_wuKABbx2xI

Cirus -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mATj3zNQlaM&feature=relmfu

Nichol Keene and Toby De Angeli "The City" -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dXzyI4I37E4

Monique - http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=i3y_SgVqPbE

Sonority "Portrait of a Listener" -
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=0RAx6zX0MpU

Discography

ELEPHANT VOLUME 1:
http://soundcloud.com/elephantune/elephantvolume1 Z