TANTRA ZAWADI - My work can best be de- scribed as “the love that I make through my art, to the vision of the unseen reality.” Born in Brooklyn, New York - As a perfor- mance poet and published author, I use my voice to raise awareness about issues that are important to women. I am the author of three books of poetry, my latest “Bubbles: One Conscious Breath” (Po- ets Wear Prada), illustrated by Edwin Boone. I have performed original works with the Senegal-America Project, and at venues from New York City to South Africa and directed two short documentaries “Girl: The Film” and “A Silent Genocide - A Brief Insight into HIV/AIDS,” as well as collaborations with several artists on spoken word/musical compilations worldwide.
“Tantra-zawadi is one of the finest and greatest female poets who undoubtedly has ushered in a new era that will take the 21st century into one where humanity will move forward. If one wants the power of poetry, then Tantra’s is the holistic package.” -Betty Makoni, CNN Hero and Founder of Girl Child Network Worldwide.
“Tantra-zawadi is a spiritual activist who holds humanity in the highest regard. She writes from a place that many have tried to understand but have never really been able to embrace. It is probably because she is comfortable enough with who she is to share her naked spirit on the white page. As such, she is one of the most talented artists of her generation, a master painter of the poetic landscape.” - Cendrine Marrouat, Canada Independent Artist Examiner.
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Peace and Love!