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Rui Da Silva

Music Producer, Creative Practitioner, Illustrator

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  • LevelMid Level
  • LocationLondon, United Kingdom
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  • ProfessionsMusic Producer - Illustrator - Creative Producer

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About me

Music Producer invested in platforming marginalised perspectives and developing relationships with Afro-Lusophone artists. Illustrator, currently developing a style of illustration inspired by the late Heitor Dos Santos. Co-Director of Decolonising Education, and dedicated to bettering the lives of those most affected by the colonial legacies that still permeate throughout the education system.

Skills

  • Music Composition
  • Writing
  • Project Management
  • Creative Artworking
  • Youth Work
  • Illustration
  • Event Planning
  • Events Production
  • Workshop Facilitation
  • Research

Work history

Currently

Executive Director

Decolonising Education

Sep 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Full Time
  • Decolonising Education is an independent educational organization that provides people disadvantaged by colonial legacies within education with the tools and knowledge to successfully navigate through the education system. We do this via creating events, paneled events, programmes (mostly youth) and producing content, i.e publications or online resources.

Currently

Illustrator

Independent

Jan 2015
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Illustrator, currently developing a style of illustration inspired by the late Heitor Dos Santos. Mostly used for cover art. Have previously produced illustrations for Khidr Collective as featured here: http://www.huckmagazine.com/art-and-culture/print/zine-scene-print/khidr/

Currently

Music Producer

Independent

Jan 2014
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Freelance
  • Produce for soundtracks as an artist and for others. Including regular collaborators 4i, Latir Thakur and Caleb Femi.

2017

Gallery Assistant

Tiwani Contemporary

Feb 2017 - Oct 2017
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • Tiwani Contemporary is a gallery that exhibits contemporary African art. I worked as a gallery assistant, assisting with the organizing works, data systems, exhibition planning, and dealing with surfacing problems.

2016

Creative Director/Event Production

British Red Cross

Aug 2016 - Nov 2016
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Internship
  • - Three-month internship to coordinate activity within Black History Month at the British Red Cross UKO, to raise internal awareness of the BAME contributions and BAME challenges within the organization. Activities: - Produced two Black History Month awareness-raising events at UKO. - Created Black History Month resource pack, uploaded onto company intranet and used by nationwide branches. - Supported Inclusion Matters initiative. - Created a 3-month analysis-report, assessing performance and making recommendations for next years project manager. Skills Developed: project management, event planning, video editing, public speaking, digital media, communication. Qualifications Earned: First Aid at Work, Emergency First Aid (Delivered by the BRC)

Education

Currently

3 A Levels (AAB)

London Academy Sixth Form

Sep 2011
  • London, United Kingdom
  • Politics, Economics and History