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Dr ‘H’ Patten, Artistic Director of Koromanti Arts and ‘H’ Patten Dance Theatre Company is an experienced choreographer, performer, filmmaker, storyteller and author. He currently teaches African and Caribbean dance and popular culture at several Universities and arts organisations, including IRIE! Dance Theatre’s BA (Hons) Degree course. His international reputation in African and Caribbean arts spans over 35 years, winning him several awards including the Jamaican High Commission 50th Anniversary Award for services in Arts, Culture and Entertainment (2012). Having authored a number of articles and books, ‘H’ is currently embarking on an Independent Social Research Foundation (ISRF) Independent Scholar Fellowship.