Thuthukani Ndlovu – more popularly known as TK – is a Zimbabwean poet, XR enthusiast, digital artist and Art curator currently completing an Honours degree in Marketing at the University of the Free State (Bloemfontein, South Africa). He works for the Vrystaat Literature Festival as an assistant coordinator, while also being a student assistant at the University of the Free State SASOL Library. He’s the founder and creative director of The Radioactive Blog, an online creative hub that aims to promote and develop creatives from different backgrounds through events, workshops, publications and the website (www.theradiaoctiveblog.com). In terms of sharing his work, his performance journey spans across Zimbabwe, Lesotho, Zambia, Malawi and South Africa.
To date, he has worked with Creativate Digital Arts Festival – under the banner of the Makhanda National Arts Festival, Fakugesi African Digital Innovation Festival, Harare Litfest, Brighton Digital Festival (in partnership with Urban Flo), Free State Digital Art fest and Tumaini Festival. Thuthukani is also part of The Festival Academy Alumni – after being selected to participate in their Atelier for Young Festival Managers in Johannesburg and Gothenburg in 2018. If he’s not blogging, working, reading a book or having a coffee date, you can find the “2019 Word n Sound Innovation in Poetry award winner” online @2tukani [Twitter & Instagram].