Mathushaa Sagthidas

Mathushaa Sagthidas

A First Gen Tamil-British PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
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Mathushaa Sagthidas

Mathushaa Sagthidas

A First Gen Tamil-British PhotographerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
I am an ambitious, creative and highly efficient fashion stylist andphotographer with a fine art background; who is capable producing engaging and authentic work for various audiences. I have experienced various industry-style roles and environments, thus easily adaptable to new changes within fast paced environments. I thrive well within a high pressure and deadline drive environment, whilst being able to challenge and further improve my creativity ability to create unique content for various media platforms. Clients including Amazon, Glass Magazine, The Kusp, Bloomsbury, Deezer, Graduate Fashion Week, Kulfi Beauty & more.
  • Tamil Heritage Month Exhibition!
    Tamil Heritage Month Exhibition!Happy to announce that my first exhibition of 2023 revolved around celebrating my Tamil heritage/ culture and was part of the annual Thai Pongal and Tamil Heritage Month celebrations put together by the amazing Tamil organisations in the London Borough of Kingston Upon Thames!! Forever grateful for this opportunity - thank you so much @iswarya_v @sabessuguna for including me in something this important and special ❤️‍� My project தமி ழ்மகளி ர்தி ன வா ழ்த்துக்கள் meaning “Happy Tamil Women’s Da
  • Middlesex University Guest Speaker
    Middlesex University Guest SpeakerHad the chance to do a talk at Middlesex University sharing my experiences as a freelancer/ recent graduate; alongside some amazing women in the industry - Erin Achilleas Walls FCA, Founder and Director, WardWilliams Creative and Dessy Tsolova – Founder of Fashion Insiders & Co, Business expert and Coach, and Virgin Start Up Mentor! Answering questions such as... - How do you start out as a freelancer or solopreneur? - What do you need to be aware of? - How do you get clients? Having the op
  • Creative Shift x The Kusp: Take your ideas to the next level (2022)
    Creative Shift x The Kusp: Take your ideas to the next level (2022)Shot last summer but have finally got round to sharing this project!!
    JEWELLERY SHOOTExploring the relationship and simplicity between cultural jewellery and identity ? ? Sarah wearing more Indian style jewellery? ? Vaish wearing more Tamil style jewellery ?❤️ ? Noor wearing Arabic influenced jewellery pieces ? ? Photography by Mathushaa Sagthidas @mathuxphotos ? Models - @noorcjfr @_vaishh.x@sarah_haly ? Make up by @workbypree@facebypree ? Assisted by @sobarbiee
    MY FIRST C.LAB PROJECT!!Project was published with @hoe.zine - thank you as always �♥️ Alsooo massive shout out to C.LAB @cdotlab for giving me this opportunity to create something amazing, looking forward to really our next project/ the future!! � Forever grateful �
  • 2022 - A SUMMARY
    2022 - A SUMMARY2022 has been a big big year, hopefully more of the same in 2023 but less stress lol!! ♥️ I’ve worked with some insane brands, talented creatives and beautiful souls this year and hope to have that all again in the new year �
 First award with D&AD New Blood Portfolio Winner 2022, funding with Getty Images’s iStock x Creative Access, for my project, Not Just Brown, Not Just Indian 8 exhibitions; had my work featured in a published book and 2 billboards in London Bridge and Tottenham Court Road
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Projects credited in
    LONDON FASHION WEEK SS20Taking place from September 13th-17th, 2019, the London Fashion Week Spring/Summer 2020 presentations saw our creative rolled out for the first time.
    PEPPER YOUR TALK ARTICLE - BUILDING RESILIENCE: HOW TO BOUNCE BACK FROM CAREER KNOCKBACKSThe fashion industry is notoriously cutthroat. As they say on Project Runway ‘One minute you’re in, the next you’re out. Take the once lauded industry darling – Hedi Slimane – who, as Creative Director of Dior Homme, inspired the late Karl Lagerfeld to slim down several sizes in order to fit into his collections. Fast-forward to September 2018, and Paris Fashion Week where his much-awaited debut for Celine was, to put it politely, slated. So, how do you bounce back after a week of unending criti
  • MESA Magazine x Lone Design Club
    MESA Magazine x Lone Design ClubMy favourite shots I took for MESA Magazine @mesamagazine x LDC @lonedesignclub presents “The Next Generation” See more on my Instagram � Talent: Pritt (@_prittmusic) “is a South-London raised songstress putting Tamil music on the map.” White Face Dress Chenchen @chenchenstudio Chenchen @chenchenstudio Silk Coat Boots provided by Rahemur Rahman. Nooriyah (@nooriyah._) “is an Arab music specialist DJ and radio host.” Art deco corset La Musa @your_musa Green Jacket Kim Dave @kimdavertw @kimdav
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Work history
    Photography/ Production AssistantVarious
    London, United KingdomFreelance
    Production Assistant (May 2022 - present) – Emma Alexander (NSCCP/ Bowers and Wilks), Etty Bellhouse Photography Assistant (July 2021 - present) Alex Lau (Bloomsbury), Ming Tang Evans (The Sunday Times), Nick Thompson (Sunday Times Style), Madeleine Penfold (Playstation), Matthew Shave (GHD), Tristan Bejawn (The Vegan Diner) and Tom Cockram (Peleton, Net-A-Porter), Serena Brown (Nike Global) Colin Baldwin (Ouronyx) and Tom Hull (NSCCP)
    Asian Woman Fesitval logo
    Asian Woman Fesitval logo
    Creative Content InternAsian Woman Fesitval
    London, United KingdomInternship
    • Outreach to creatives, artists and beauty and fashion influencers to create blogs and micro blogs • Working on creating blog content based on my experiences • Finding social media influencers and brands that work well with the brand and brand ethos • Planning and creating ideas and content for upcoming digital events and social media content • Helping out with the events team
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  • Mail Chimp
  • Direct Mail
  • E-mail Campaigns
  • Email Campaign
  • Email Copy
  • Email Communications
  • Email Copywriting
  • Email Design
  • Email Management
  • Email Newsletters
  • Emails
  • Email Marketing
  • Microsoft Outlook
  • Microsoft Powerpoint
  • Microsoft Excel
  • Microsoft Office
  • Microsoft Word
  • Adobe Acrobat
  • Adobe Editing
  • Adobe Indesign
  • Adobe Lightroom
  • Adobe Photoshop
  • Adobe Premiere Pro
  • Social Media
  • Social Media Advertising
  • Social Media Management
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Fine Art
  • Fashion Campaigns
  • Fashion Communication
  • Fashion Concept
  • Fashion Direction
  • Fashion Editorial
  • Fashion Events
  • Fashion Editing
  • Styling Direction
  • Styling Shoots
  • Assistant Styling
  • Creative Styling
  • Commercial Styling
  • Editorial Styling
  • Fashion Styling
  • Photoshoot Styling
  • Personal Styling
  • Product Styling
  • Communicating Ideas
  • Communication
  • Communication Planning
  • Communication Activities
  • Communication Arts
  • Community Engagement
  • Community Art
  • Communicative
  • Communitcation Skills
  • Communications Coordination
  • Communications
  • Communication Skills
  • Communication Presentation
  • Communication Promotion
  • Team Building
  • Team Collaboration
  • Team Leadership
  • Team Management
  • Team Development
  • Teamworking
  • Creative Team
  • Time Management
  • Timelapse
    DiplomaMichigan State University
     - London, United Kingdom
    Passed (Certificates available upon request) Cameras, Exposure & Photography | Camera Control | Principles of Photo Composition and Digital Image Post-Production | Photography Techniques: Light, Content and Sharing | Photography Capstone Project
    DiplomaMuseum of Modern Art, New York
     - London, United Kingdom
    Passed (Certificates available upon request) Art & Inquiry: Museum Teaching Strategies | Art & Activity: Interactive Strategies for Engaging) | What Is Contemporary Art? | Modern Art & Ideas | Seeing Through Photographs | Art & Ideas: Teaching
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    Royal Academy logo
    Royal Academy logo
    Attract Art ProgrammeRoyal Academy
    A creative art course, created to give various young artists experiences to build a portfolio, started from September 2015 to July 2017
    BronzeArts Award