Ushiku Crisafulli is a chef, poet, playwright, actor, performance artist, comedian, musician, writer,
spoken word and hip hop artist, and founder of the OpenMind Collective which curates community
focused cross-genre creative collaborations through live events with a multi-disciplinary focus.
He runs the various Bards projects throughout the UK on behalf of Local Gems Poetry Press, and is
currently honing his writing, directing, music and comedy skills as a recipient of an Arts Council
England Developing Your Creative Practice grant.