Pele Cox

Pele is a poet, performance artist, and film maker. She has been poet in Residence at TATE, John Murray, Keats-Shelley House, British School at Rome and Royal Academy of Arts. During the Covid-19 lockdown she made and streamed her first short,Lift Me Up, I Am Dying (on the death of John Keats), which was reviewed in the FT Arts section. Damian Lewis and Nicholas Rowe starred. Her next film, Dreamboat commemorates Shelley and has  been filmed in Venice and London. Vincent and the Poets was performed in February 2022 at the Courtauld Institute to coincide with the exhibition Van Gogh’s Self Portraits. Her work has also been performed at BAFTA, Keats-Shelley House, John Murray, British School at Rome, Cheltenham Literature Festival, Todi Festival, Ledbury Poetry Festival, Bradford Literature Festival, and the Villa Wolkonsky. Her work has been featured and reviewed in the FT, Sunday Times Magazine, Sunday Times Culture section, RA magazine, TATE, The  Oldie, The London Magazine, and The Guardian.