IN OTHER WORDS

Contributing artist for a new collection of urgent reflections published by Metal in partnership with Live Art Development Agency, Sept 2020 

CREATE LONDON COMMISSION

Collaborating with foster families at The White House on the Becontree Estate in Dagenham to engage with the identity of place and explore what makes people feel at home from Sept 2020 to March 2021

METAL SOUTHEND REMOTE RESIDENCY

Artist selected for month-long residency focusing on new research, 1-31 August 2020

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CONTRIBUTING WRITER

New collaboration between the Centre for Place Writing at Manchester Metropolitan University and writers, artists and film-makers, 15 July 2020  

CARING AS AN ACT OF RESISTANCE

Panellist Speaker with Marc Garrett (moderator), Cassie Thornton and Tomislav Medak, RadicalxChange Annual Conference, 19 June 2020

BLACK GIRL ESSEX & LOVE IN SOCIAL PRACTICE FILMS DISCUSSION 

Curator Chloe Austin chats to Katy Hessel about the two films, 17 June 2020

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AXISWEB PODCAST CONVERSATION 

With artists R.M Sanchez-Camus and Sian Willams, 17 June 2020

AUTOGRAPH: A CALL TO CARE SERIES

A new online series of conversations during Covid-19 inspired by the ProFest Campaign, 11 May 2020

 

CO-LEAD ARTIST COMMISSION

Artist commissioned to co-lead Magic Me project in partnership with Metal Southend, April - July 2018

 

SUPPORT GRANT AWARDEE

Covid-19 Emergency Response Funding News, 4 May 2020

POSTPONED UNTIL FURTHER NOTICE

Due to current public health concerns relating to the Coronavirus (COVID-19)

POLICY MAKING: EXHIBITION

New vinyl wall text installation and 'The Black Essex Flag' in The Agency of Visible Womxn exhibition, Beecroft Art Gallery, 8 March to 31 May 2020

ARTIST TALK 

PEER Gallery, 21 Feb 2020

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IN CONVERSATION AT FIRSTSITE

Firstsite Gallery, Sat 21 Mar 2020

CO-LEAD ARTIST COMMISSION

Climate Emergency inter-generational women and girls project with Sue Mayo for Magic Me, January - August 2020   

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CURATING SUPER BLACK 

Arts Council Collection National Partners Programme website feature, 14 November 2019

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RADIO INTERVIEW 

The Dave Monk drivetime show interview on Princess Dinubolu, 17 October 2019

FIRSTSITE PRESENTS: BLACK GIRL ESSEX 

Short film about the Black Girl Essex residency and exhibition, 25 September 2019

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'ESSEXISM' PROJECT

Included in a new portrait photography project to challenge the Essex girl stereotype, August 2019

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SUPER BLACK 

New work coming to Arts Council Collection National Partners Exhibition, Firstste Gallery,11 October 2019 - 12 January 2020    

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BLACK GIRL ESSEX 

Exhibition of fims and launch of a new residency at Firstsite Gallery, 22 June - 22 September 2019    

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THE GUILTY FEMINIST LIVE TOUR SOUTHEND

Panel discussion hosted by Deborah Frances-White with local writer Sadie Hasler

and artistic director Colette Bailey, Cliffs Pavilion, Southend, 12 May 2019   

THE C WORD...CLASS! 

Part show, part discussion with Scottee & friends, The Albany, 11 May 2019 

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SUMMIT RESEARCH PAPER 

Commissioned blog, a-n The Artist Information Company, 25 April 2019

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ARTIST TALK 

University of East London,19 Feb 2019

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JOSHUA SOFAER WORKSHOP

Artist nominated to take part in Joshua Sofaer's radical experimental workshop for Axisweb, 30 Nov 2018

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SOCIAL ART SUMMIT

Artist invited to devise a lab for the Summit, Site Gallery, Sheffield, 1- 2 November 2018

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IN CONVERSATION WITH MARIA ANASTASSIOU AND REN STEDMAN

Who am I? Identity and Belonging, Focal Point Gallery,13 October 2018

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BLACK HISTORY MONTH SCREENING

Forgotten Black Essex showing on Big Screen Southend, 6 - 31 Oct 2018

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DECORUM: ACCEPT | REJECT

Special Launch & Film Preview at Twenty One, Southend, 16 July 2018

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FOCAL POINT FEATURE 'FORGOTTEN BLACK ESSEX' IN RADICAL ESSEX BOOK

Focal Point Gallery publication launch, 30 June 2018

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SCHOOL WORKSHOP FILM SCREENING

Big Screen Southend; part of the Start schools programme with Focal Point Gallery, 26 June 2018

PANEL DISCUSSION AND AUDIENCE Q&A 

The Archive and Historical Geographies of The Black Presence, 9 May 2018

WORKSHOP: FOCAL POINT GALLERY

Inspired by Alexandra Leykauf 'Caprona' exhibition for the Start schools programme, 16 - 20 April 2018

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ESSEX GIRLS LIBERATION FRONT COLLECTIVE

Selected to create one of the hundred centenary banners for Artichoke Processions, April - June 2018

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ESSEX GIRLS LIBERATION FRONT COLLECTIVE

Campaign and pop-up gallery at Essex Book Festival, Firstsite, 4 Mar 2018

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SOLO EXHIBITION: METAL SOUTHEND

Forgotten Black Essex, Chalkwell Hall, 22 Feb 2018

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RADIO INTERVIEW ON HESTER WOODLEY

Peter Holmes Sunday Breakfast Show 

18 Feb 2018, On air at 06.40hrs and 07:40hrs

RADIO INTERVIEW: BABBLE - ARTS CHAT WITH JO FARRUGIA AND MARK LANCASTER

shipfullofbombs.co.uk, 18 Feb 2018, on air at 19.00hrs

GROUP EXHIBITION: BEECROFT GALLERY

Video screening: Goat Curry & Rap (2010), 17 Feb to 14 April 2018

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WORKSHOP: FOCAL POINT GALLERY

Inspired by Hilary Lloyd 'Theatre' exhibition for the Start schools project, 9 - 11 Oct 2017

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