Dzifa Benson

Dzifa is a multi-disciplinary artist whose work intersects science, art, the body and ritual, which she explores through poetry, prose, theatre-making, performance, essays and criticism.

She has performed nationally and internationally for Tate Britain, the Courtauld Institute of Art, BBC Africa Beyond and more, and she abridged the National Youth Theatre’s 2021 production of Othello in collaboration with Olivier award-winning director Miranda Cromwell.

Dzifa was one of the three Jerwood Compton Poetry Fellows 2021 – 2022.

Dzifa Benson, image credit: Kaya La Bonte-Hurst