Patrice Naiambana is an award winning performing artist and the founder of Tribal Soul, a laboratory for critical dialogue and the exploration of African Diaspora performance aesthetics. He is currently developing The Decolonial Salon, a story lab in partnership with the Arcola Theatre. As a performer, he has worked extensively in world class arts organisations – notably with The Royal Shakespeare Company, The Globe, The Royal National Theatre, and appeared in In Exile, a Channel 4 sitcom andin critically acclaimed productions Tree (Idris Elba and Kwame Kwei-Armah, creators) and Barbershop Chronicles (Inua Ellams, writer).