Myah Jeffers
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Myah Jeffers

Portrait and Documentary Photographer / Dramaturg / DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
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Myah Jeffers

Portrait and Documentary Photographer / Dramaturg / DirectorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Myah Jeffers is a Barbadian-British documentary and portrait photographer, dramaturg and director, living and working in London.
Projects
  • Pitch.
    Pitch.Pitch. is an interrogation into where Blackness, queerness and football intersects. This body of work in its simplest form, offers a nostalgic portrayal of a kick about, as the sun sets against the backdrop of an old stomping ground. However, these images also juxtapose this nostalgic softness, with an act of resistance to the inherent racism, homophobia and sexism that are still at the root of the game. Historically, the culture surrounding football leaves no room for anything deemed as “other”
  • Morocco 2019
    Morocco 2019Portraits captured in Morocco, 2019
  • Brainchild Festival 2018
    Brainchild Festival 2018Portraits captured at Brainchild Festival 2018
  • We Out Here Festival 2019
    We Out Here Festival 2019Portraits captured at We Out Here Festival, 2019
  • AFROPUNK - Johannesburg 2017
    AFROPUNK - Johannesburg 2017
  • Heaux Noire - Crowdfunder Campaign
    Heaux Noire - Crowdfunder CampaignHeaux Noire raised over £3500 during their crowdfunder. The money raised will: - contribute to an artist development programme in Birmingham - contribute to anthology of poetry by black and brown womxn - fund 5 poetry nights
Projects credited in
  • Pia for TMRW
    Pia for TMRWPhotography & Film // The Masons @themasonsofficial Model // Pia KristineCruz / Nevs Models @piakristinecruz @nevsmodels Hair & Make-up // Michelle Leandra @michelle.leandra.makeup Styling // Jon-Eric Hegemann / Stella Talents @about.jon Photography Assistants // Mayah Jeffers and Abigail Whalley @myahismyname @abiwhalley
  • At What Cost? x Warwick Castle
    At What Cost? x Warwick CastleExploring the impact of Georgian landscape gardener, Lancelot ‘Capability’ Brown’s work on black, asian and minority ethnic communities from the past to modern day. Six artists (Myah Jeffers, Kamil Kamikaze, Jose Cifuentes, Ruvimbo Gumbochuma, Jordanne Cameron & Letisha Stewart-Green) were commissioned to explore the political, social and economic conditions surrounding the era of Brown’s work at Warwick Castle particularly focussing on the impact of the transatlantic slave trade. We exhibited
  • Heaux Noire
    Heaux NoireHeaux Noire is an Open Mic night in London and Birmingham for and by Black and Brown women, founded by Anita Barton-Williams. We have been commissioned by / ran events and takeovers for Battersea Arts Centre, mac Birmingham, DIY Space for London, Roundhouse and more interesting collaborations for black and brown womxn by black and brown women coming soon. I'm the Birmingham producer for the Heaux Noire.
Skills
  • Photography
  • Portrait Photography
  • Fashion Photography
  • Dramaturgy
  • Directing Theatre
  • Devised Theatre
  • Contemporary Theatre