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BLACK WITH A CAPITAL B: WEEK 5 – Dorcas Sebuyange

Introducing Dorcas Sebuyange with her intimate new piece, ‘Quiet’.


About Dorcas Sebuyange

Dorcas Sebuyange is a Congolese multi-disciplinary artist specialising in drama, music and poetry. Her recent theatre credits include Big Up (Theatre-Rites & 20 Stories High), Black Men Walking (Eclipse Theatre) and I told my Mum I was going on an R.E. trip… (20 Stories High). As a musician she has supported line ups including UK artists Akala, Lady Leshurr, Sway and Lowkey.  She has also worked with BBC, LUSH, Writing On The Wall, International Slavery Museum, Savera UK and more in her time as spoken word artist. Find out more at www.dorcasseb.com

Dorcas’ piece “Quiet” is one of the tracks from her new album called DEEP CALLETH UNTO DEEP which is a collection of poetry that was written as an organic reaction to the recent resurfacing of racial injustice broadcasted on social media in 2020.

“ ‘Quiet’ is the first piece of poetry I wrote. There was a lot going on in my head prior to and during writing it. I didn’t know how to respond to the numerous emotions going on. I didn’t know how to react online, to people, to God but, then I started writing.”


Artwork by Amber Akaunu