I am a 21 year old Astrophysics student and Founder of BlackOnBlack Publishing an inclusive online publisher of art and literature. My creative and academic pursuits make me a unique and versatile individual with the ability to combine analytical and creative skills. I am a driven individual who has striven to involve myself in the creative industry outside my studies from pitching and writing various articles, organising and marketing book launches and launch events and building brand awareness through social media.
Projects credited in
- Diversity Matters Awareness Week at LCC 23rd - 27th April 2018Diversity Matters is back for the second year running hosting Diversity Matters Awareness events starting with Diversity Matters Awareness Week at London College of Communication 23rd - 27th April 2018! The week's events will address and tackle issues of race equality in education and the workplace where evidence of large disparities and inequalities remain. Whether it’s engaging young people from diverse backgrounds for recruitment, or addressing the lack of diverse representation in senior man
London, United KingdomFull Time
As a young person of colour, I found it necessary to take action against the dismal lack of representation of BAME people within the arts - especially of younger artists and writers. Who are we? An inclusive online publisher of art, photography and literature prioritising young people from BAME communities. The aim? To create a community of people (not just POC), where BAME art, literature and creative projects can be celebrated without the expectation of a certain topic, theme or style of artistry but instead with a focus on high quality, beautiful art and writing. Our mission To inspire and affect change and positivity in the arts through our publications, immersive events workshops and podcasts with BlackOnBlack contributors and BAME creatives. I run the company on my own alongside my studies and have had amazingly successful Launch parties with two collections of work out now as well as outreach, immersive events such as a Sip + Sketch Life Drawing class. Visit the website to see out work!
London, United KingdomFreelance
The Colour of Madness (Stirling Press) Marketing Lead for Book Publication Self motivation: Working, remotely and voluntarily, at a high standard.Passion for book publishing and interest in the subject allow me to set my individual work goals in order to support the rest of the team. Ability to create succinct reports: composing letters, pitches and press releases to be sent to media outlets, summarising the aims, goals and contents of the book in an engaging manner. Attention to Detail: managing the teams database of contacts, updating the status’ of communications with contacts and constructing press releases with introspection into team’s values, aims and selling points. Knowledge of current events: Capitalising on visibility opportunities on Mental Health Awareness Week to communicate about BAME mental health (the topic of the book) Organisation: Meeting deadlines, communicating effectively with team mates and keeping up to date with my tasks while studying for a Physics Degree.
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- Project Management
- Business Development
- Arts Marketing
- Public Speaking
- Social Content
- Social Content Strategy
- Coordinating Events
- Article Writing