Rhianna Ilube is a writer, curator and host living between London and Berlin. She loves working across varied mediums - such as theatre, poetry, events, and podcasting - to share stories of identity and social change.
Rhianna is the scriptwriter for 'Supper Freak', a funk and soul immersive theatre production which premiered in London May 2019 (see the gal-dem review here!). As a spoken-word poet, she has performed and headlined at some of the major literary nights in Berlin, including Is Everything Poetry?, Literally Speaking, and One World Poetry.
In 2018 she completed an EU-funded curatorial residency with be'kech anti-cafe in Berlin. During the residency, she founded Berlin's popular No Small Talk Party; and curated Afropean Nights, a series of talks and interactive exhibitions on black European identity. She also led anartistic residency program at the space, supporting the creation and launch of the sellout zine, What's Afghan Punk Rock, Anyway?
Rhianna is co-host of the Berlin-based podcast Tanti Table. In 2018, she was selected to take part in Spotify London's first podcast bootcamp for women of colour.
Rhianna grew up in London and has a Double-First Class BA in Politics, Psychology and Sociology from Cambridge University. Prior to moving to Berlin, she trained in the principles of community organising with Citizens UK, and worked with a range of INGOs on different projects and campaigns. She has lived and worked in London, Berlin, Accra, Shanghai and New York.