Lemn Sissay MBE is an award-winning poet and playwright. He is an honorary Doctor of Letters, associate artist at the Southbank Centre and has recently been made Chancellor of Manchester University. Lemn was the official poet for the London Olympics and writer of ‘Adventure Flight’, the official poem for the 2015 FA Cup. He performs and speaks across the globe. View Lemn’s website here
Alison Lapper is a British artist, born in 1965 without arms and shortened legs, the result of a medical condition called phocomelia. Her work includes painting, photography, digital imaging and installation to explore her subject, which is often herself and the ways in which she is viewed by others. For more information go to www.alisonlapper.com
Marc Steene is a Director at Pallant House, Chichester – Gallery Of The Year in 2007 – where he runs Outside In, a competition for marginalised artists. Marc bridges contemporary, outsider and marginalised art worlds. Visit www.pallant.org.uk for more information. View his LinkedIn profile for further details.