Dr Gameli Tordzro

Research Associate. Creative Arts & Migration Specialist

United Kingdom, Ghana

Gameli is an award winning storyteller, traditional folktale narrator, filmmaker, composer and performer. His research and teaching are in creative arts and translating cultures, language, and education with a focus on African diaspora music, video film directing and production, story, storying, and storytelling. Gameli is an Arts Entrepreneur; the founder and Creative Director of Ha Orchestra and AdinkraLinks Poetry Network. He publishes the AdinkraLinks Poetry Anthology series. He holds a Critics Award for Theatre in Scotland (CATS) Award winner (2015) for Music and Sound with Kai Fischer’s Last Dream (On Earth). His recent theatre work includes music creation supervision and performance in King James IV by Rona Munro and produced by Raw Material and Capital Theatres Production in association with the National Theatre of Scotland. He is a part-time lecturer and Artist in Residence of the UNESCO Chair on Refugee Integration Through Languages and The Arts (UNESCO RILA) at the University of Glasgow. His published books include Mazungumzo Ya Shairi and Speaking Beyond, Aya The Résilient and Funtunfunefu ‘Synched’.

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