Vanessa Kanaiza
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Vanessa Kanaiza

Cultural ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Vanessa Kanaiza

Cultural ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Former Advertising Creative Director turned Art Curator and Cultural Producer is carving a safe inclusive path for black creatives within the art, media and advertising industries. Merging the worlds of art, culture, community & storytelling Kanaiza Gallery has attracted a 57K global community in 18 months. Art is our love language. Culture an extension of our existence.
Projects
  • We Need Some More Brown Girls in Here
    We Need Some More Brown Girls in HereSelf funded docu-series created to encourage girls from BAME backgrounds to consider a career in the thriving creative industries. An honest and modern guide to breaking in to the creative industries by those that have successfully done just that.
  • Impulse Academy
    Impulse AcademyImpulse Academy x Anne Marie
Projects credited in
  • Uber 'Black, British + Proud'
    Uber 'Black, British + Proud'Black British + Proud x Uber For Black History Month '21 Photography / Director + Creative Direction: @nateclarke__ 1st AD / Photo Assistant: @oh_henry Styling: @ashleighstunna & @by.nwal MUA: @ifrenchkiss Hair: @mk_tresses Set Design: @kanaizagallery & @by.nwal Production Manager: @kanaizagallery Creative Assistant: @curtisfevrier Location: @sunsetstudioslondon Production: @neomgmt
  • Ribena - Pick Your Own Gig
    Ribena - Pick Your Own GigRibena unveiled a on-pack competition – 'Pick Your Own Gig' – which gave consumers the chance to win up to £200 of Ticketmaster vouchers and enabled up to 10,001 people to win a prize every day. My role was to create animated videos and stickers to be used on social media platforms, as well as illustrated still imagery for advertising purposes.
  • Commercial // The FIFTH 'What The F Is An Influencer' Campaign
    Commercial // The FIFTH 'What The F Is An Influencer' CampaignThe FIFTH launched with their 'What The F Is An Influencer' Campaign where they were exploring what exactly it means to be an influencer in a world today that trivialises the term 'influencer'. I had the pleasure of shooting stills of the individuals that were involved.
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Work history
    Lucozade Ribena Suntory logo
    Lucozade Ribena Suntory logo
    Creative & Social Influencer ManagerLucozade Ribena Suntory
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    VCCP logo
    VCCP logo
    CreativeVCCP
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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Skills
  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Creative
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Art Curation
  • Exhibition Curation
  • Influencer Management
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Visual Storytelling
Education
    Comparative Literature
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    European Literature