Aliyah Hasinah

Aliyah Hasinah

Curator & WriterLondon, United Kingdom
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Aliyah Hasinah

Aliyah Hasinah

Curator & WriterLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Aliyah Hasinah is a curator, writer, producer and aspiring historian/filmmaker. Her most recent projects include Decolonising the Curatorial research project in Barbados, Brazil & News York, BASS Festival 2019, Bald Black Girls Exhibition, ‘The Past Is Now’ exhibition at Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery, Apples and Snakes Poetic Theatre Makers Programme, SBTV Custard Factory Pop up, TEDxBrum 2017 and more. Aliyah focuses her work on decolonial thought in practice and through honouring global and historical knowledge production. She has worked with the V&A, Southbank Centre, Saqi Books, The Midlands Art Centre, Eventbrite, Birmingham Hippodrome, BMAG, BBC, Channel 4 Random Acts amongst others. Interested to developing curated installations and campaigns across visual arts and music. Twitter: @aliyahhasinah Instagram: @aliyahhasinah Website: www.aliyahhasinah.com
Projects
  • Bim Debuts
    Bim DebutsA series of artist features and content curated by myself for a Instagram takeover of the Creative Debuts account. Each week from 11th Feb 2021, we feature a visual artists from Barbados who's work I love. This was a project pitched and managed by myself with Collage Artwork from Safiya Farah. Artists featured include Alanis Forde, Akilah Watts, Anna Gibson & more.
  • Built From Past At Present Exhibition
    Built From Past At Present ExhibitionThe Future is often thought about in isolation or in detachment from the past and present. Built From Past at Present exhibits new and existing work from Emmanuel Unaji, Adama Jalloh & Najma Abdulle exploring how the future is built of reimagination and by carving the past and putting what’s carved into practice at the present. Built From Past at Present focuses is on the multiple black futures black people across the world are creating everyday through exhibiting the work of 3 Black Artists in
  • Decoloniality: A home for us all | Aliyah Hasinah | TEDxYouth@Brum
    Decoloniality: A home for us all | Aliyah Hasinah | TEDxYouth@BrumAliyah Hasinah is a curator, writer and aspiring filmmaker whose work focuses on decolonial approaches to history and the present day. She places love and care at the centre of her curatorial projects as a form of reimagining decolonial futures.
  • Future of Black Birmingham Mural
    Future of Black Birmingham MuralBirmingham mural celebrates 'Future Black Icons' from the city The images of 22 black musicians and artists have been painted on to the side of a music venue in Birmingham. The giant mural turns a spotlight on the talented young people creating music, art and fashion across the city, and has been unveiled as part of the city's Bass Festival. Festival curator Aliyah Hasinah said: "We wanted to look forward and maintain a sharp focus on the creative, but not just famous artists - people who we f
  • SBTV x The Custard Factory Pop up
    SBTV x The Custard Factory Pop upUrban music channel SB.TV was in Birmingham’s Custard Factory in Digbeth today, for an all-day interactive music and multimedia pop-up experience, live streamed via SB.TV's facebook live. Billed as an “SB.TV takeover”, the popular entertainment platform was fully engaged and in swing as local artists performed music sets, freestyles and dropped bars, as the online brand streamed and captured the day’s activities in real time. Performance artists attending the event included Afro Queen, Lady Sa
  • At What Cost? x Warwick Castle
    At What Cost? x Warwick CastleExploring the impact of Georgian landscape gardener, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s work on black, asian and minority ethnic communities from the past to modern day. Six artists (Myah Jeffers, Kamil Kamikaze, Jose Cifuentes, Ruvimbo Gumbochuma, Jordanne Cameron & Letisha Stewart-Green) were commissioned to explore the political, social and economic conditions surrounding the era of Brown’s work at Warwick Castle particularly focussing on the impact of the transatlantic slave trade. We exhibited
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Work history
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    ProducerD&AD
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    Project Producer for D&AD's SHIFT Programme throughout 2021 with Google, Adidas, Disney, Here Design, Penguin & giffgaff.
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    Organisational FacilitatorFearless Futures
     - canalot studios, London W10, UKFull Time
    Diversity & Inclusion workshop Facilitator and content creator working across the UK, Europe and the US.
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Skills
  • Production
  • Brand Storytelling
  • Art Exhibitions
  • Cultural History
  • Historical Research
  • Creative Producing
  • Event Organisation
  • Programme Development
  • Campaign Creation
  • Idea Generation
Education
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    Apprenticeship in Digital MarketingBeatfreeks
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Level 4 Apprenticeship via Creative Alliance. I led on creating marketing strategies and delivery for the agency, ran social media channels, ideated and directed campaigns working closely with design team, edited and updated website and ran analytics and presented weekly metrics and targets on content and social media. Developed and maintained partnerships and brand sponsors for projects, festivals and events.
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    A LevelsHillcrest School and Sixth Form Centre
     - Birmingham, United Kingdom
    Extended Project: "To What Extent were the assassinations of JFK & Abraham Lincoln politically motivated" - A* General Studies: A World Development AS Level: A English Literature: B History: B Sociology: B