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Open Chat- Meet Kim Chuka
on Open Chat we are joined by Kim Chuka, a young and talented Lady. Kim is a
poet and theatre artist.
(OC) Welcome Kim and thanks for joining us at Open Chat.
you very much I am honoured to be here
so without wasting much time. Please tell us a brief story about Kim
(Kim) So Kim
is short for kimberly, fully known as Silibaziso kimberly Samkheliso Chuka I am
a theatre practitioner and poet. First child in a family of three started
writing at the age of 14 I find life when I write and perform so basically art
is life oh and I am 21 my stage name is Thespiansphynx
Wow, such an intriguing background. As a poet, what inspires you to mate pen
(Kim) life situations,
emotions and society
Has writing brought any satisfaction towards your intentions as a poet?
(Kim) very much, it
has and still does
Do you ever regret being a poet?
you are good with poetry
(Kim) yes I
Great! Do you ever
receive any criticisms?
(Kim) yes I do alot
How do you manage any sort of criticism, either positive or negative?
have learnt one thing when life throws a curve ball u overpower it and go with
the flow, so both negative and positive I take with a smile on my face
Wow, that's pretty awesome and inspirational. Now tell us about the inspiration
behind Kim on theatre stage
one now, it just comes I simply wear the character given, though
sometimes I have the day to day action as inspiration
good, do you sometimes feel uncomfortable with a given character role
many times I have struggled with some given characters
How do you overcome such situations?
art of distinguishing my own character from that of the star and also looking
at what the given character is invoking in the audience
really good.I believe over the period you have developed yourself.
What would you say the art has developed in you?
a kindred spirit, patience and the art of ensemble work
You truly are an artist. Do you any published works or are we to expect
something from your kitchen soon
is something in the kitchen though I have co-authored some poetry anthologies
namely a tribute to penny, voices for southern Africa and Voices
are anxiously waiting for the upcoming fruit. So to wrap up now, do you have
any word for any aspiring poets and theatre artists?
you, all I can say is live life sharing your gift and talent to the world for
your importance is measured on how effectively you impact and change the lives
That's a fact for life, thank you very much for your time. All the best in your
part of the Art Plus Hope Blog initiative, today at Open Chat (OC) we are
joined by Talent Ncube,a lady of 31
years with a great passion of spoken word. As an aspiring artist she enjoys
telling stories to people around her and hopes to grow her audience.
Talent, and thank you for spending time with us
at Open Chat. (TN) Thank you for having me on open Chat (OC) Can you start by giving
our followers a brief background of yourself and where you are coming
from? (TN) Talent is a lady who grew up in Zimbabwe and had a fair
share of both hassles and a great childhood. She is popularly known as Tenacious,
a name given to her because of her strong determination to her goals.
(OC) What or
who has been your greatest inspiration of all time? (TN)Because I have to mention
one I’ll go with Strive Masiyiwa, the owner of the leading Cellular network in
Zimbabwe. He is not just a business mogul; he is a motivational speaker and his
writings touch the lives of young people including myse…
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