When I saw Olga Lolo featured in Colorful Canvas Files: 7 Women Holding It Down on The Street & Modern Art Fronts for Clutch online magazine, I wasn’t surprised. Ola is the talented artist who drew the picture of me wearing a headwrap featured on this blog. I love her adaptation and creativity from the … Continue reading
Category Archives: Outside the Lecture Room
The inBox: Mr. Robin Walker Book Launch
What’s in – straight from the inbox to you… So it looks like the Mella Centre is back on Oxford Street… “How Black History Can Change Your Life with Robin Walker: Book launch, Lecture and Discussion” Robin Walker will be launching and lecturing on his radical new book on the early history of West Africa … Continue reading
FashionFix: Preview Harmattan Soho Shoot…
This was my first ever fashion editorial. It didn’t go to plan as the photographer and models canceled last-minute … But thankfully having experience both behind and in front of the camera paid off… If all else fails – improvise! Look out for the full editorial for Fuse magazine coming soon. Continue reading
iSee: Celebrate the end of of term with a celebration of Independence!
University of the Arts London African Caribbean Society (UAL ACS) held a hugely successful event last to honour Ghana’s Independence. Held in London College of Communication’s Darkroom Bar on thursday 20th March. The atmosphere was nothing short of jovial, perhaps it being the end of term played a part. Continue reading
UN Anti-racism Day: The London Demo 22nd March
Today is the day! Time to aim your frustrations at the Government – not each other. NO to racist scapegoating on immigration! Join the Rally and Demo marking UN Anti-Racism Day TIME: Assemble 11am, Saturday 22nd March 2014 LOCATION: Parade from the Mandela Statue in Parliament Square to rally at Trafalgar Square Continue reading
Keep calm – school’s out for the Easter!
You survived another term (I did?) – well done you! 12 weeks have indeed flown by quickly because it’s already time for term break and that long awaited month off – now that’s something to love about studenthood! However with what I’ve coined “stress-week” – all assignments due in this week, the strain of being a … Continue reading
iSee: Transcending Boundaries 2014 – VIP Champagne Reception
I was lucky enough to get an invite to attend Aabru Art’s official launch of Transcending Boundaries 2014. A VIP Champagne Reception (I laid off the alcohol – long story), dynamic display of art for sale, distinguished guests and a afrocentric live DJ set the bar high for the standard of African art events in London… … Continue reading
Out and About in London with the bestie!
When Kinho’s in town – I’m a tourist in my own city! Taking a break from my studies to hang out with my best friend Kinho who flew down to London from São Paulo Brazil for a week (and has flown back already – sob). From Boris biking (Barclay’s hire cycles) to straightening the Big … Continue reading
Celebration of Independence at LCC!
Ghana’s Independence celebrations might have officially taken place on the 6th of March, however UAL’s African Caribbean Society have extended the festive celebrations – just before term ends! Join us at London College of Communication (LCC) on the 20th March to honour Ghana’s Independence; the first sub-saharan country to gain independence from colonisation in 1957. Come … Continue reading
The inBox: invite to AABRU Art’s Transcending Boundaries in London
The latest in from AABRU Art sent to me by cultural researcher DY Ngoy – straight to you! AABRU ART presents transcending Boundaries 2014… The leading platform for contemporary West African Art. Aabru Art in London is offering an exciting line up of events as they present the second annual exhibition of Transcending Boundaries available to the public. Events … Continue reading