Literary activist Rufus Mufasa is a pioneering participatory artist who advocates hip hop education and poetry development accessible to all. Lyricist, rapper and performance art poet, with an MA in scriptwriting, Rufus recently launch a solo album, Fur Coats From The Lion’s Den, dubbed a 2017 cultural highlight by Wales Arts Review.
Rufus is a Hay Writer at Work, a Barbican Fellow, supports several intergenerational projects, mentors men at Parc Prison and is planning her fourth visit to Finland, where she recently headlined the Helsinki Literature Festival. As well as being the first Welsh artist to perform at Ruisrock festival, she mentors Finnish beat poets, and now writes trilingually as a result. Mufasa is currently in residence with the Well-being of Future Generations Commission.