Mbali Matches who goes by the craftsname of X , is a Cape Town based artist , a creative in various art platforms , but is focused mainly on poetry. Signed under The CYPHER which is a product of the Lingua Franca Spoken Word Movement . Has participated in the 2017 Naked Word Festival and various poetry slams . Driven by the need to create to educate , X creates work around the spine of subverting the patriarchal , white supremacist and hetereonormative paradigm . I am the artists and the canvas .