Eric 1key

Eric 1key


  • Colonial legacy, Postcolonial art production, Decolonization, Reappraisal of the colonial past

  • Kigali (Rwanda)

Eric 1key is an independent poet, spoken word artist, emcee, performer, actor and blogger from Rwanda who explores various formats of storytelling. Subjects that occur often in his work touch on identities - individual and collective, power systems and society dynamics. His recent project Mass Poetry was interrupted by the COVID-19 pandemic and is available on YouTube as a work in progress.

Eric 1key at the Latitude Festival:

Heartbeats & Poetry (Part 1)

Heartbeats & Poetry (Part 2)

Contributions by Eric 1key