Harriet Muller is an Anglo Costa Rican artist based in London She studied Modern and Medieval Languages at Cambridge University and Fine Art at the University of Seville. She later studied acting for film in Los Angeles and played Raquel Clayton, a blind artist, in Akram Hassan’s award-winning film Bereft of Colours (2006). Harriet produced the first play to be staged at Amnesty International’s Human Rights Action Centre in 2007, Reader by the Chilean playwright, Ariel Dorfman. His work Exorcising Terror: The Incredible Unending Trial of Augusto Pinochet was the inspiration for her painting Aftermath of a Dictator. Harriet edited and illustrated the book Changing Lives (2010), a series of real-life testimonies from people who succesfully overcame serious problems in their lives. Harriet is an accomplished linguist and speaks Spanish, Portuguese, Catalan and French.
Dumle Kogbara is a Nigerian-born British director and producer of theatre, opera and film. Based in London, he is the artistic director of Humanitas-Culture, an international cultural production company. His last production, Lady Eros, has a cast of 10 singer-actresses from Russia, Israel, Sweden, South Korea, Portugal, Argentina, Italy, the USA and Britain. Born in Nigeria, Dumle came to Britain during the Nigerian Civil War in the early sixties when he was only two. He grew up in London and Nigeria and his father was the Biafran representative in Britain and Europe. Dumle was educated at Downside and Imperial College London where he read Civil Engineering. He subsequently studied Philosophy at London University.