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Cleopatra Thompson

Multi-disciplinary creativeLondon, United Kingdom
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Cleopatra Thompson

Multi-disciplinary creativeLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an engaged and highly motivated creative, with an eye for unique methods of working and generating new ideas. Focusing on joy and presence, my interdisciplinary work spans poetry, visual art and people - I thrive in interacting with others and engaging with a community. I want to develop a career in Art direction and design.
Projects
  • SOL' Magazine
    SOL' Magazine by Cleopatra Thompson Styling & Photography by Cleopatra Thompson Models: Shanay Neuseum-James and Oyinda Yemi-Omowumi
  • MODERN CLASSIC
    Gilet with detachable sleeves, designed and made by me! ~ Garment: Cleopatra Thompson Photography & art direction: Cleopatra Thompson Styling: Cleopatra Thompson Model: Diana Bilska
  • Fourplay Theatre Paris - CYCLE
    "London-based artist Cleopatra Thompson‘s practice engages with the process of decolonising the mind; experimenting through visual art how to unlearn whilst simultaneously discover. She aims to create work that is playful and provocative, often using fashion as sculpture and collage to subvert and satirise our emotional responses to the world. For this year’s Fourplay poster, she was inspired to use recycled images of washing detergent from the ’60s, as well as motifs of hands representing act
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Projects credited in
  • JOLLOF RICE by CHRISTIANAH JONES
    Directed and shot the Jollof Rice campaign for Christianah Jones, with styling by Christianah Jones and assistance from Wenchu Ye. Produced graphics for social media and print promotion for an in store event.
Work history
    Colour/Trend forecaster & CopywriterWGSN
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    • I researched & selected innovative retail concepts and new openings across London for the WGSN London Activewear Guide. • My written work is published on the website in the 2018 and 2019 Global Exhibition calendar and London Retail Guide which aims to inspire conceptual research linking to current and future trends in Fashion, art and culture. • I photographed and edited pictures of stores and hidden cultural gems around London for the City by City Guide, which is live on the WGSN website.
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    Sales Associatewest elm
     - Kingston upon Thames, United KingdomPart Time
    For this modern homeware brand, I excel at customer service and help customers to envision and reinvent the spaces within their home whether through furniture, plants or fabric and colour matching upholstery/textiles.
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Skills
  • Graphics
  • Art Direction
  • Fashion Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Assistant Styling
  • Advanced Sewing
  • Research Imagery
  • Research Writing
  • Copywriting Editorial
  • CAD Drawings
Education
    BA Fashion DesignKingston School of Art
    London, United Kingdom
    Foundation Diploma in Art and DesignKingston School of Art
     - London, United Kingdom
Awards
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    F.A.D Fashion Futures Competition 2016FAD Charity
    Textiles Award winner
    Barbican Young Visual Artists 2017Barbican Centre
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