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lamisa khan

Co-founder & CreativeLondon, United Kingdom
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lamisa khan

Co-founder & CreativeLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am a recent graduate from the London School of Economics and Political Science. My interests include photography, politics and representation. I am a co-founder of Muslim Sisterhood, a photography series that explores female Muslim identity in London.
Projects
  • Muslim Sisterhood for Trippin x Nike Shox: Heritage of Tomorrow
    Muslim Sisterhood for Trippin x Nike Shox: Heritage of TomorrowAs a part of Trippin's Heritage of Tomorrow event marking the release of the Nike Shox, Muslim Sisterhood was invited as a collaborater as one of 'London’s most progressive thought leaders, those who are challenging the cultural dialogues of the status quo.' Our workshop included zine making centred around London heritage, using polaroids and London maps, allowing guests to make their own Trippin style guides. We also allowed the customisation of a Nike hijab at our workshop, and held an intent
  • Muslim Sisterhood
    Muslim SisterhoodMuslim Sisterhood is a photography series capturing young Muslim women in London. The project explores the multiplicities of British Muslims and celebrates the diversity of the city they grew up in. The series was a part of the 'We are Here' exhibition marking 100 years of partial women's suffrage and has featured in Huck Magazine, Galdem and Amaliah.
Projects credited in
  • Friday Late: Snap
    Friday Late: SnapDiscover how we create, collect, and preserve moments in the click of a shutter.
  • International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industry
    International Women’s Day 2020, meet 100 trailblazers redefining the creative industryAt The Dots, International Women’s Day isn’t just a day – it’s a whole month! A time to take over the site and shine a light on the women and non-binary people redefining the creator landscape. For #IWD2020, we asked industry leaders to nominate the trailblazing women and non-binary people they think will redefine the creative and digital industries over the coming years. The list we’ve put together is one that beams with brilliant, talented people and their dedication to positive change. Book
  • Muslim Sisterhood Self Defence Class
    Muslim Sisterhood Self Defence ClassMuslim Sisterhood organised a self-defence class for Muslim womxn in October 2019. The class got the chance to practice different self-defence techniques taught by Sirreenah from Safari MMA.
  • Muslim Sisterhood Dkhoon (incense) Workshop
    Muslim Sisterhood Dkhoon (incense) WorkshopMuslim Sisterhood organised an incense making workshop in September 2019. The class was led by artist Noura Alserkal (UAE) and participants had the chance to make their own incense and learn about the tradition and origins of oud in this focused class.
  • Between Borders X Muslim Sisterhood Zine
    Between Borders X Muslim Sisterhood ZineThe team behind Muslim Sisterhood are hosting a launch event to celebrate their first zine, in collaboration with Between Borders magazine they will be hosting a photography exhibition and zine launch by artists Zeinab Saleh, Sara Gulamali and photographer Lamisa Khan. The exhibition consists of work from their series Muslim Sisterhood which captures young Muslim women in inner-city London. Their upcoming zine is a platform created in collaboration with Between Borders magazine to explore fem
  • Between Borders X Muslim Sisterhood Zine
    Between Borders X Muslim Sisterhood ZineWe're launching a zine to present and celebrate the experience of Muslim Women across the capital, to celebrate identity and shine a light on their contributions to the creative community of London. By working with Muslim Sisterhood, we want to challenge misconceptions and stereotypes surrounding Muslim Women in Britain. In an increasingly polarised and divisive climate, we hope to give a voice and platform to Muslim Women. We're looking for help funding this vital project to help us with prin
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Work history
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    Creative Content ProducerAmaliah
     - London, United KingdomInternship
    • Create original graphic and visual content for website and social media platforms helping them reach 10,000 followers on Instagram • Planning and updating content schedules to increase audience outreach • Collaborated with Stylist magazine to advocate the need for diverse representation in media by suggesting initiatives to appeal to new audiences • Producing and editing daily editorial content • Propose concepts for short videos, create storyboards, direct filming and production, and edit final film
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    Office AssistantMaison du Pain
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Managed calls, emails and other administrative duties, including filing and invoicing • Processed over 50 orders a day with 100% accuracy by paying attention to detail and ensuring customers needs were satisfied • Rebranded social media pages, increasing following by 200% over 4 weeks by producing engaging and aesthetically pleasing daily content
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Skills
  • 35mm Film Photography
  • Final Cut Pro
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Portrait Photography
  • Copywriting
  • Academic Writing
  • Administration Jobs
  • Journalism
Education
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    BSc International RelationsLondon School of Economics and Political Science
     - London, United Kingdom
    Upper Second