Crissy Bogusz – winner #instapoetrylib competition at the National Poetry Library
Who is Crissy Bogusz?
Crissy is a designer, motion graphics artist and video editor currently working at Vogue International, creating the animated videos for their Snapchat Discover videos. Her creation of the animation for NHS Crisis, one of the winners of the National Poetry Library’s #onstapoetrylib competition came about through a creative collaboration between her and two spoken word artists. Olmo Lazarus and Thomas ‘GhettoGeek’ Owoo are two well-established spoken word artists, known well on the poetry scene and also dedicate their lives to using their skills within poetry to help reach the youth of today through schools and councils around the country. Thomas has just given a TedTalk speech on this subject. He uses spoken word as a tool to engage the disaffected youth of today in education, and he also uses it as an example to help teachers better relate to their pupils. ... Read the full article here