A white women who has a quiff and the side of her head is shaved. She is lying back, head tilted up and her eyes are closed.

Katy Rose Bennett

Artist in Resident

Katy Rose Bennett is a songwriter, composer, vocalist, community musician and activist based in Birmingham. She has been creating her earthy, intimate folk music for over 20 years, releasing 7 critically acclaimed albums including her most recent ‘Alone On A Hill’ described by Mark Radcliffe on BBC Radio 2 as “Fascinating stuff… a sort of folk-meets-Laurie Anderson”. As part of her current role as one of Drake’s Artist-in-Residence 2022, Katy is creatively exploring voice-sampling and sonic manipulation of live and recorded vocal sounds. www.katyrosebennett.com

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