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Jai Toor

Photographer and Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
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Jai Toor

Photographer and Graphic DesignerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a multifaceted photographer whose interests lie in a variety of fields within the subject. My practice is predominately documentary based as I love to tell stories, however, this also informs other interests such as Fashion and Event-based shoots. My time at University also helped me develop my growing interest In graphic Design and Publication Production.
Projects
  • Fourth Floor
    Fourth Floor is a West London based collective dissecting the world and promoting young creatives across the globe. As a multifaceted collective, we provide insights, interviews and facilitate debate on a wide ranging variety of topics, namely Film, Music, Art, Lifestyle, Fashion, Politics and Economy and Football. Our work also explores the intersectionalities between these, and as a collective, we envision to be contributors to a world where plurality, diversity, knowledge and creative expr
  • Black Lives Matter
  • Visiting a Thorn
    The project is about a group of boys from Mombassa, Kenya in the '50s and '60s who are the embodiment of Indian Diaspora in Africa. The project focuses on themes of friendship and Intimacy while also looking at other factors such as change and the loss of a particular way of life. In 2012 my grandad passed away and I never got the chance to fully understand why he left Kenya. However, recently I came across an archive of images that when pieced together will inform me of his past and why he sp
  • Materials x Panel Audio Event
    - Artists include - Congi, K-Lone, Simo Cell - shot on 35mm Film
  • Creativity Works Visual Storytelling - Yet Another Day
    Yet Another Day examines the relationship between Jai Toor's grandparents as they seek comfort and well-being in their everyday lives. Domestic spaces and the workplace provide an integral setting for this story of a generation who have lived in West London for 40 years. Through tender observation, Toor’s images allow us to view the nuanced themes of compassion and anxiety that occur in family life. His grandparents have a long history of health issues, however, this has not stopped them working
  • Example at Switch
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Projects credited in
Work history
    Visual Storytelling CourseCreate Jobs
    London, United KingdomInternship
    Visual storytelling course partnered with companies such as ItsNicethat, Magnum Photos and Create Jobs. The program was 7 weeks which ended with the production of an exhibition, newspaper magazine.
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    Photogrpahy AssistantNiklas Haze
    London, United KingdomInternship
Skills
  • Photography Shoots
  • Graphic Design
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Marketing Design
  • Branding Design
  • Film Photography
  • Photographic Printing
  • Publication Design
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Video Content
Education
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    BA (Hons) Graphic Art & DesignUniversity of Southampton
    Southampton, United Kingdom
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    Art and Design FoundationElthorne Park High School
     - London, United Kingdom
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