Torsten Tebogo Rybka, also known as Clear, has been writing and reciting for fifteen years. He has had his work online since 2013, found via SoundCloud and Bandcamp. He won an award in 2017 for his poetry production at the Market Theatre Trade Fair Festival and he was awarded Best Poet of the Year at Word n Sound in 2018.


Torsten has performed in Limpopo, Cape Town, Bethlehem, Vaal, Joburg, Pretoria, Sweden (livestream) and Washington DC. He is a spoken word artist, events host, photographer, mentor, lyricist, director and a proud father.