Mandla Rae

Based: Manchester

From: Zimbabwe

Writer, Performer and Creative Practitioner.

Mandla Rae

Mandla Rae is a queer, nonbinary and Zimbabwean writer, performer and creative practitioner based in Manchester.

Mandla's writing is ‘poignant and succinct’, they explore power dynamics, trauma, heritage and delicate mental health in their writing. They are currently developing their first solo show, ‘as british as a watermelon’ where they explore and displacement.

Mandla programmed Journeys Into Film in Manchester (2019) and Freedom of Movement? (2020). They curated a selection of films and events that were empowering to people from refugee and asylum seeking backgrounds. Films included We Are Not Princesses in collaboration with Muslim Arts and Culture Festival and Rethink Rebuild Society and He Named Me Malala in collaboration with Women's Voices. Mandla also curated Letters to Our Mothers and Fathers at Journeys Festival 2019, exploring the legacy of elders who are far away.

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