Black Brighton Market; Where it began & Where it is now.

Black Brighton Market has been something I have been working on in my mind for a good few years now, It was inspired from a previous project of mine which, financially and planning wise, was a lot simpler. When I initially came up with the idea of BBM I kept it quiet for a while,Continue reading “Black Brighton Market; Where it began & Where it is now.”

The Making Of: Kymara’s Live Music Video / My First Music Video

I know, I know, when will it end! NEVER!! I absolutely revel in challenging myself and learning new ways to create. I was asked by local up-and-coming artist and very close friend – Kymara – to make a Live Music Video. I was hired to start from the point of production and if – withContinue reading “The Making Of: Kymara’s Live Music Video / My First Music Video”

Brixton Art Prize Shortlist Artist 2022

A few months ago, I was scrolling through Instagram, as per usual, and I kept coming across an advertisement for an exhibition prize. The page seemed authentic, didn’t seem too expensive and it looked to have a lot of coverage. As I clicked through to see more details – and if there was a briefContinue reading “Brixton Art Prize Shortlist Artist 2022”

Two books this year you say?

Coming on for maybe a year ago, I was asked by my architecture graduate friend @mandashutler to be a part of their new project; ROARK. I fell in love with the name immediately – after being a huge fan of Ayn Rand’s ‘Fountain Head’, and wanted to collaborate once Manda told me about her ROARK: Exploring theContinue reading “Two books this year you say?”

Figure Drawing: A complete guide to drawing the human body By Jake Spicer (featuring ME… Jade Hylton).

Jake was the first person I worked with as a life model, it was the first consistent work I had once I had gone self-employed and that was now back in April 2019. It was not easy going self-employed, but the doors it opened for me, were ones I never knew existed. I had notContinue reading “Figure Drawing: A complete guide to drawing the human body By Jake Spicer (featuring ME… Jade Hylton).”

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”

Life Models Packs Now Available!!

Head over to the Life Model page to get Photo packs of elegant hand poses, head shots with my face painted in collaboration with artist Katy Painter, and close up body shots of beautiful curves and shadowed rolls in collaboration with artist Karen Oosterhoff.

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.”

Experimenting with creating videos and music on phones. In collaboration with Sam Rogers and Dongjie Wei.

For my Birthday, which was in January, even though it was freezing out, I wanted to do something active and outdoors. I’d recently gobbled down the Task Master boxsets on All4 and loved the idea of recreating some of the tasks with my friends. I asked Sam, a fellow lover of Task Master, to thinkContinue reading “Experimenting with creating videos and music on phones. In collaboration with Sam Rogers and Dongjie Wei.”