The Artists

Sama Mara is an artist and geometer based in London. He was awarded the Barakat Trust Prize at the Prince’s School of Traditional Arts where he graduated with an MA in Traditional Arts. He completed his BA in Music and Visual Performance in the University of Brighton. Sama has a wide range of skills and interests including traditional geometry, programming, painting, music theory, studio photography, video editing, fractal geometry and quasi-crystals, all of which inform, inspire, and enable his practice as an artist. www.samamara.com

Lee Westwood is both a composer and guitarist. His music draws influences from a wide field of cultures and traditions, including Modern Jazz, Folk, and the past 150 years of Classical Music. Lee has studied with a number of composers including Martin Suckling, Martin Butler and Alison Kay. He is currently one of Sound & Music’s ‘New Voices’ Composers 2014-15, and has toured his music extensively throughout the UK and Europe, releasing both a large back-catalogue of solo albums and a wide selection of sheet music. The Musician’s Union described Lee as “one of the UK’s most exciting and versatile musicians”. Lee performed for 5 years with Songlines Award nominees Dizraeli & The Small Gods, and currently tours and records with experimental trio Le Juki. www.lee-westwood.com