Chimwemwe Undi

Chimwemwe Undi is an avid human and contrarian by trade. Her work is informed largely by the immigrant experience, a religious upbringing, and various people, places, and things. She was an ensemble member at the 2014 Victoria Spoken Word Festival, and is currently a member of the 2014 Winnipeg Poetry Slam Team. She’s been named Winnipeg Youth Slam champion twice, and is the director of communications for Voices, Ink, the Winnipeg Youth Slam. Her performances are potent and exhilarating, and show her deep engagement with social justice issues but also with the human need for connection and play. Undi lives in Winnipeg.