Creative Industries

The Creative Industries

The Time Traveler: Hugh Ellis From the spoken word movement’s start in Namibia until the recent Covid-19 outbreak, I routinely attended and performed at poetry nights in Windhoek. While not all the poetry was excellent, and a small amount was frankly terrible, some of it bowled me over with its lyrical genius. The movement also provided a start, or at least a boost, to many now-famous names in the music industry, including Lize Ehlers, and Mark Mushiva of Black Vulcanite fame. Last year I was privileged to be a judge at the Namibia Theatre and Film Awards. While some of…
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