Welcome to my project portfolio! In essence, this page shows you snippets from some of the
many projects I have either recently been or am actively engaged in. This includes internships, exhibitions, my university society, magazine features and much more. Enough bragging from me let's have a scroll…
(F)MR Youth Forum
The (Fashion) Minority Report launched their brand new hub and I am excited to announce that I wrote the first article for their Youth Forum. Click here to read the article.
LGBTQIA+ History Month Exhibition
I had the amazing opportunity to be featured in this year's LGBTQIA+ History Month exhibition. My poem, visible, discusses themes of identity and hiding. Click here to read about the exhibition. NOW CLOSED
Hair: Untold Stories Exhibition
FACE and the Horniman Museum ran a competition to be featured in the museum's current exhibition, 'Hair: Untold Stories'. I was lucky enough to be selected to be in their permanent online exhibition. This film was made in collaboration with Sophia Merzouk, click here to see it.
I was fortunate enough to be featured in The (Fashion) Minority Report's first ever edition of their ground breaking newspaper, The Reporter. 'Influencing diverse conversations about equity, inclusion and culture', my piece discusses the impact of mentoring. Grab one while you can!
Black History Month Exhibition
UAL asked us to consider what ‘Looking Forward’ means for the theme of their 2021 BHM exhibition. My poem, Roots, discusses themes of belonging, heritage and nationalism. NOW CLOSED
FACE X Platform Magazine
Christopher and Tammy Kane partnered with FACE to launch a competition for the third edition of Platform Magazine. As project lead, I manage a group of young, exceptional black and brown creatives for editions 3 & 4 of the zine. Click here to see my 'Resilience' editor's letter and here to see my featured poem.
In 2018 and 2019 I participated in the North West Fashion Project, a free and innovative upcycling course. Hosted by Derek Purcell of BANG London, the course teaches about the importance of sustainable practices in the fashion industry. Click here to see their website.
LIFE AT UAL
I sat down with Savvy Bader from Student Union to have a real conversation about my experiences at UAL during first year. Following this interview, with the help of amazing photographer Alys Tomlinson, we took some shots in and around CSM. Click here to see the images.
The role of Changemaker is new to CSM and I am delighted to be one of the nine students chosen. I am in the role of Changemaker representing the Fashion programme and I have two main aims: decolonisation and unification. This extends beyond the curriculum and also includes decolonisation of minds and spaces on campus. Click here to see our instagram page.
LITTLE BIG GALLERY & LES RECONTRES D’ARLES
I spent this summer in Arles, a small town in the South of France, where I worked as a gallery assistant at Little Big Gallery Arles. During my time there I learned a lot about the runnings of gallery spaces, french culture and also discovered Les Recontres d’Arles photography festival.
The C.U.L.T., Cultural Union of Liberation and Thriving, is an inclusive society encouraging integration between UAL students and societies. Created by myself, we aim to create safe spaces for marginalised peoples, and work on liberation initiatives such as decolonising the curriculum and reforms on college policies. Click here to see our instagram page.