Born in Cardiff, Wales in 1991, of mixed ethnicity Welsh Grenadian. Ffion is a performance artist that explores themes and subjects around psychoanalysis, gender politics and spirituality. She is interested in the contexts of race, culture and identity, looking at experimental devices and the influence of ritual.
Graduating from London School of Contemporary Dance in 2013, she then travelled to Brazil and Cuba to study Afro Brazilian, Afro-Cuban dance, Orixa’s and Candomble ritual influences and more recently has extended her training as a performance martial artist in Indonesian Pencak Silat for the past 2 years.
She is a founding member of House of Absolute since 2015 and has been an active dancer within the UK Hip Hop scene, winning numerous events eg: Krump vs Waacking, BLOC Battles, Break Mission Waacking.
An exceptional multi-disciplinary practitioner, Ffion is also a multi-instrumentalist, music producer and singer with experience in backing vocals, percussion, collaborative performances and production assistance. This has led her to work with a diverse range of artists including Dam Van Hyunh for DEP, Paleta CalmQuality for Roxanne Tataei and Chris Reyes Caravan as part of Vault Festival utilising her additional skills in acting and spoken word. Current 2019 projects include collaborations with director Kyoung Shin-kim and Frankie Johnson in Seoul, South Korea.
Ffion’s choreographic works The Footsteps Of Many, Shoreditch Town Hall for IDENTITY, Boundless, Theatre Deli for HIVE in 2018, and audience choice prize-winning Womb Paves Way, Richmix for Starting Point Festival 2019 showcase her remarkable self-produced musical scores and impressive costume design.