Sussex Universities’ Festival of Ideas – Talking about Finding Home – with Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, Wasi Daniju and Tendai Lewis

Sharing personal journeys and insights from their respective crafts, the panellists explore what it means to bear witness, produce work and build communities at this current conjuncture, and offer ideas for collective ways of working, while resisting racism and oppression. They will examine survival strategies, giving advice and important food for thought for others inContinue reading “Sussex Universities’ Festival of Ideas – Talking about Finding Home – with Rebecca Omonira-Oyekanmi, Wasi Daniju and Tendai Lewis”

ALTERED EXHIBITION

ALTERED is a pop-up exhibition showcasing work by emerging visual artists, celebrating local talent. Artists were invited, through an open call, to share ways in which they have experimented, modified or adapted their practices during lockdown restrictions. With little or no access to the usual studio, darkroom or workshop, each has evolved new ways ofContinue reading “ALTERED EXHIBITION”

Scouting for BIPOC Models in Brighton & Hove

Drawversity! Originally created for in real life classes, but due to covid, I have teamed up with Brighton Draw to do a paid photoshoot to try and help eliminate the class and culture barriers of life art and modelling. From working in the field for a few years now, and living in such a creativeContinue reading “Scouting for BIPOC Models in Brighton & Hove”

Trust Your Journey – The Nelson Navarro Podcast with me, Jade! Talking about being selfish.

“In episode four of the podcast I chat to my soul sister Jade Hylton, who’s helped me spiritually many times and – like all my guests – has inspired me through her commitment and dedication to her craft. It was a pleasure getting together to record this chat with her and I’ve already found itContinue reading “Trust Your Journey – The Nelson Navarro Podcast with me, Jade! Talking about being selfish.”

Coffee Art Project

Always experimenting with different mediums and techniques to bring my imagination to reality, I decided I wanted to start a new portrait project painting celebrities of colour on big canvases. Using bold colours I switched between acrylic paint and paint pens (posca pens) to create eye-catching backgrounds, fine detailed clothes and metallic jewellery on popularContinue reading “Coffee Art Project”

Black Joy Photography

I’ve done quite a few photoshoots over the past few years and taking my camera out to BLM protests. With all of the BLM last year and overload of information about inequality, I found myself really seeing a very pinhole view of Black Lives. Even the new categories on t.v streaming sites, I felt IContinue reading “Black Joy Photography”