Christy Ku is an up-and-coming London based multimedia creative.
She is one of the top 6 finalists for BBC 1Xtra’s Words First programme 2019. As a result, Christy was published in the ‘Use Words First’ anthology, has had her performance played across BBC Radio stations and has been commissioned by BBC Bitesize.
Christy has headlined nights across the country including Hoxton Hall, The Pit Theatre, Broadway Barking, Walthamstow Garden Party, Cambridge Union, HOME Manchester and Truck Theatre Hull.
She is a Barbican Young Poet alumnus and has worked closely with the Barbican Centre on various commissions, including creating and performing in the show ‘A Change is Gonna Come’ in collaboration with Boy Blue Entertainment.
Christy is also short story writer, YouTube journalist, digital content producer, photographer and creator of the upcoming podcast ‘A Long Way Out’.
She has photographed multiple artists, creatives and influencers, and was the Instagrammer in Residence at the Barbican in March 2019.
Christy is currently working towards her debut poetry collection and various other projects. She is available for bookings, collaborations and commissions, please contact her via firstname.lastname@example.org