About

Photo by Art Jefferson.

Cusi Coyllur, (coo-see coy-your), an Inca princess name, is experimental pianist, singer and mental health advocate, Shannen Roberts. Featured on Huff Post, Ms. Magazine and Madame Gandhi’s “The Future is Female” Spotify playlist, her latest single and music video, “amivulnerable?”,  is a dance interpretation of domestic abuse and comes with a free zine in collaboration with her blog The Strange is Beautiful. When not playing music, she offers positive healing as a 500-hour yoga instructor and with The Strange is Beautiful Alternative Self-Help Guide at shows and at L.A. and SF Zine Festivals. Past performances include KUCI and Women Fuck Shit Up and a Play Like a Girl (PLAG) showcase. Weekly she hosted “Sick…or Something” Instagram Live Shows to talk about her arthritis, IBS and mind obstacles and feature other artists struggling.