Lovingly hand made home made Art, Music, Poetry and Smiles

Queer, BIPOC, gender non conforming creative

Who I am

Writer's Bio:

Caroline Teague is a London born and bred poet writing pieces on grief, identity and how they comes to terms with some harrowing realities of being human and being alive, in a style they call ‘tragic optimism’ hoping that the honesty through their writing can translate into something positive and comforting for someone else.

Performance Bio:

Creator of the musical project “Caroline Smiling” which blends music, spoken word and illustration to creatively communicate ideas around mental health and queer identity. Caroline was the international guest at the 2018 Portugal Slam in Lisbon in October 2018 and the poet in residence at the Stanza poetry festival in St. Andrews, Scotland in March 2019, continuing to perform their work regularly at poetry and literary events across the UK.  

They also curate London’s only regular 3-round Slam, Genesis Poetry Slam, and is an artist-in-residence at the Vauxhall-based queer cabaret night Bar Wotever, with their first poetry collection coming out with Burning Eye Books in Autumn 2019.


Artist Bio: 
Caroline is a multidisciplinary artist often reimagining fantasy or ethereal creatures as BIPOC to disrupt the colonialist narrative. Using various styles and forms to portray ideas of equality, representation and self acceptance. 

Advocate for radical love.

Be kind, be wonderful. 

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