News Category: Commissions

Commissions

Autograph commission

12 August 2020

Autograph has commissioned ten artists to create new works in the coming months, responding to the wider context of the Covid-19 crisis. As one of the ten artists selected for Care | Contagion | Community — Self & Other, I decided to focus on the development of structures and creation of a new routine geared …

Commissions

Invisible Breath

I have been invited to participate in a new public art commission ‘Breath Invisible’, featuring Khadija Saye, who tragically died in the Grenfell fire, Martin Ware (in collaboration with Zachary Eastwood – Bloom) and myself. My contribution includes working with young people at the Harrow Club, exploring cameraless photography, diasporic plant histories and the essential …

Commissions

Windrush Celebration BCA – Alongside Matron Bell

As part of the Black Cultural Archives annual Windrush programming, and to launch their new opportunity for young creatives (Windrush Waves Competition), I gave an online presentation of my work. This is now available to view. Inspired by the programme and in the light of current events in the UK I decided to make a …

Commissions

Exeter trip

17 February 2020

The commission in Exeter is moving forward, following a very successful and inspiring visit to the Ark in February. I spent the better part of the week with Lara Goodband and Tony Eccles looking at objects relating to Exeter and the RAMM‘s connection to the transatlantic trade – with some very surprising discoveries… I will …

Commissions, Shows

Black Cultural Archives Commission

I am excited to share that Stories of Black Leadership show is opening in the Black Cultural Archives on 29th February and continues till 6th of June. In the summer of this year, the Black Cultural Archives commissioned me to create portraits of five prominent Black British women. This continues the archives initiative ‘Stories of …

Commissions

Royal Albert Memorial Museum Commission

I am delighted to have been commissioned by Royal Albert Memorial Museum in Exeter to develop and produce new work in response to the less familiar stories associated with their collection. It is a tremendous opportunity to give voice to those perspectives that have previously been overlooked. My aim is to spend time observing and …