Kopano Maroga (they/them) is a performance artist, writer and cultural worker currently living and working as a curator and dramaturg at Kunstencentrum Vooruit in Ghent, Belgium. Their written work can be found in publications such as the Mail & Guardian, ArtThrob, rekto:verso, Indent, Contemporary&, 20:35 Africa and Bubblegum Club. They have worked as a dancer and performer for Underground Dance Theatre, Nicola Elliott, Kristina Johnstone and Neil Coppen and is the recipient of multiple awards for their performance in Coppen’s Buitenland/Newfoundland. They are currently working on their own performance, written and spoken word based works. Their debut poetry anthology, Jesus Thesis and Other Critical Fabulations, was released in 2020 through uHlanga Press. They very much believe in the power of love as a weapon of mass construction.