Co-Artistic Director, Hot Poets
Chris Redmond is a writer, musician and multi-artform facilitator. Co-Artistic Director of Hot Poets, founder of Tongue Fu, his career spans thirty years, working in twenty countries on five continents, with collaborators including Kae Tempest, Lemn Sissay, Irvine Welsh and Hollie McNish. Chris contributes to the UNFCCC’s Resilience Frontiers and facilitates processes in creativity, performance and leadership, in universities and with clients such as The British Council, BBC and The Southbank. His poetry and music has featured on BBC Radio 1-6, ITV, Sky Arts, CBBC, in The Guardian and Independent. In 2023 he was shortlisted for the Outspoken Prize and on the judging panel for the Forward Prize.