Isaac Kariuki

Visual Artist and Writer

  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsPhotographer - Writer - Artist
  • Julien Beaupré Ste-Marie
  • Kyle Perry
  • Tia Simon-Campbell
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About me

Isaac Kariuki is a visual artist, photographer and writer working in London. He has worked with the Tate Modern, Tate Britain, House of Vans and Protein Studios. His writing has appeared in Dazed Magazine, Good Magazine and several others. He has also worked as PR director for modelling agency Lorde Inc. He has a commitment to fashion and portrait photography as well as writing about technology and contemporary music.

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Skills

  • 120 Film
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Music Journalism
  • Visual Art
  • Cannon Dslr
  • Studio Managemenet
  • Creative Direciton
  • Art Direciton
  • Writing

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    72andSunny

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      Africolour

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        Lorde Inc

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          M.I.A.'s Meltdown Festival

          Work history

          2017

          Portrait Photographer

          M.I.A.'s Meltdown Festival

          Apr 2017 - May 2017
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Photographed performers backstage at M.I.A.'s Meltdown Festival at the Southbank Centre. Performers included Princess Nokia, Yung Lean and others.

          2016

          Researcher

          72andSunny

          Jun 2016 - Aug 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Freelance
          • Gathering and researching potential emerging entertainers for the face of Smirnoff’s continent-wide ‘We’re Open’ campaign as well as writing copy and liaising with senior management.

          2016

          PR Director

          Lorde Inc

          Feb 2014 - May 2016
          • London, United Kingdom
          • Full Time
          • Creating and enriching the agency’s presence online and commercially. Producing press packages, graphics and social media campaigns with the adobe creative suite as well as editing images on photoshop. Aiding in creating the agency’s visual aesthetic

          2013

          Studio Assistant

          Africolour

          Jul 2012 - Dec 2013
          • Kenya
          • Full Time
          • Setting up and coordinating shoots ranging from fashion print editorials to corporate event as well as editing images and liaising with senior sta members.

          Education

          2018

          1st Class (Hons) MA

          Central Saint Martins

          Jan 2017 - Jul 2018
          • London, United Kingdom
          • MA Applied Imagination in the Creative Industries - Isaac's dissertation explored abstraction as a solution to hyper-visibility and surveillance. His projects were exhibited at Protein Studios and Rich Mix London.