Vanessa Kanaiza

Vanessa Kanaiza

Cultural ProducerLondon, United Kingdom
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Vanessa Kanaiza

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.
  • 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
  • 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.
  • Flamingo Donuts
    Flamingo DonutsFlamingo Donuts is the future of desserts. It is a new start up founded by Patisserie Chef Lisa Meghan and her best friend and Software Architect Sweet Tucker. Their revolutionary vision is to deliver sweet treats gently at your feet. Donut lovers place their order on the Flamingo app and the drones deliver them to their location.
Work history
    Lucozade Ribena Suntory logo
    Lucozade Ribena Suntory logo
    Creative & Social Influencer ManagerLucozade Ribena Suntory
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    VCCP logo
    VCCP logo
     - London, United KingdomFull Time
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  • Advertising
  • Digital Media
  • Marketing PR
  • Creative
  • Marketing Strategy
  • Social Media Marketing
  • Art Curation
  • Exhibition Curation
  • Influencer Management
  • Creative Stragegy
  • Visual Storytelling
    Comparative Literature
    European Literature