Bio

#1 Mic drop- open mic- photograph by Poliana BaumgartnerĀ©

Esther Kondo Heller is an interdisciplinary, London-based literary artist whose work is embedded in creative storytelling. Her artistic creations re-imagine personal memories, family roots, trauma and blackness that alter conceptions and document our shared histories and identities. Since graduating with a BSc in Economics from the Humboldt University of Berlin. Esther has gone on to follow her actual path and is currently pursuing an undergraduate diploma of Creative Writing at the University of Oxford. She has been the Artist In Residence at the British Council Germany and a member of the Barbican Young Poets 2018/2019.

As an active figure in the poetry scene, she has presented her work at various events around Berlin and London. In 2018, she co-founded the artist collective Poet and Prophetess, that is dedicated to facilitating, producing and amplifying unheard artistic voices in Germany/UK. 

As of now Esther is producing a poetry film project with the Poet and Prophetess collective and is working on her first solo collection of poetry. She is also a freelance copywriter, copy-editor, and blogger.