Murray Shiraz Batanda is a Spoken Word Artist and Performance Poetry Coach.
He is the Project Officer of the OpenMic-Project, a Poetry training, and mentorship program implemented by Open Mic Uganda and Public Health Ambassadors Uganda under the “Culture at Work” grant.
Shiraz has been part of us on several projects and events where we have worked with poets for the last 2 years.
He has quite some interesting blend of talents as a part-time DJ and Professional Mixologist.
He is very passionate about youth empowerment and human rights activism. Other interests/personal projects include Research on African Histories and Stolen African Art. He considers himself a student of the world.