Wednesday, 8 October 2008


I just discovered spoken word artist Ainsley Burrows from Saatchi & Saatchi's latest advert for Guinness(with visual work from Shilo).

Poem for Obama

Here's an excerpt from his MySpace...
Internationally acclaimed poet, Ainsley Burrows has performed at festivals, cafés and institutions across Europe, America, Canada and the Caribbean, receiving numerous awards. These include Best International Performer of 2001 and 2002 from the Farrago Poetry Café in London, Munich’s International Poetry Slam Championship award in 2001 and awards from the Nuyorican Poet’s Café in 2001 (for participating in the National team) and the in 2004 (for being the Coach of the National team). In addition, Ainsley has conducted many workshops from London’s Hackney Community College to New York’s Julliard School of Music.

Ainsley Burrows MySpace
Ainsley Burrow profile (Poetry Slam)

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