Poets & Spoken words

Afra Atiq Mohammed

Poet/Spoken Word Artist

Afra is the first Emirati female spoken word artist who has performed on local and international stages. She was named Best Performer for 2015-2016 by Rooftop Rhythms and, most recently, the first Emirati to ever perform at the legendary Nuyorican Poet’s Cafe in New York. She is the only Emirati to perform at the Bowery Poetry Club and win the PoetsNY poetry slam at the same venue.
She has featured as a performer/speaker at platforms like the Salama Bint Hamdan Al Nahyan Foundation, TedxAUS, NYUAD, Abu Dhabi Music and Arts Festival, and Sheraa Sharjah.
She holds a master’s degree in international relations and diplomacy and is currently pursuing her PhD at UAE University

Noura M. Boush

Poet/Spoken Word Artist

Noura is A 23 year old Sudanese Medical student who is passionate about Poetry, arts and Yoga. She believes the best way to connect to people is through all arts.

Mathani Salah A. Mohamed

Poet/Spoken Word Artist

She is the founder of Blank Space Open Mic. She is an art enthusiast as well as an aspiring motivational speaker.