CURATORIAL PRAXIS

 

Counterspace | 2019, London. Counterspace is the first decolonial thinktank mapping Cultural Activism worldwide. Connecting the dots, it creates the first global directory, network and social movement linking projects and radical culture shakers (artists, curators or both) creatively decolonising global culture, inspiring others to join the collective machinery towards change. It also offers other online and offline tools such as a decolonial webinar, podcast, experimental labs, panels, exhibitions and publications.

Founding Curator | Researcher. Content curator. Author. Communication. First directory, network and social movement of Cultural Activism worldwide browsable by continent, praxis and decolonial topic. Author of in-depth decolonial webinar, podcast and offline experimental lab/workshop. Panelist, writer and offline exhibition curator of decolonial / cultural activist content.

 

Haringey Arts | 2016-2017, London. HA is a Community Interest Company developing North London creative warehouse district connecting the creative talent in the area through events, workshops and collaborations creating profile.

Co-Curator | Curation of commissioned artwork for warehouse related projects. Art programme curation for London primary schools with HA artists. Social Media Manager of Tottenham Creative Warehouse District. HA website updates & newsletters.

Black Cultural Archives | 2015, London. BCA is the first national Black Culture heritage institution in the UK. Its mission is collect, preserve, and celebrate Black Culture in Britain. Inviting to explore , learn and inspire, it uncovers the hidden histories of Britain’s Black heritage focused on socio-cultural and political issues.

Relationship & Development Assistant | Marketing. Len Garrison memorial campaign. Black Georgians exhibition learning tools.

Peckham Platform | 2015, London. PP is a Social Art gallery connecting people, art and place believing that communities can inform and shape their engagement with their locality by working with contemporary visual artists bringing meaningful contemporary social practice alive influencing policy making in Peckham and beyond.

Gallery & Learning Assistant | ‘Twelve’ exhibition by Melanie Manchot, ‘Cuming: a natural selection’ exhibition by Janetka Platun and ‘Doing nothing is not an option: in memory of Nigerian writer and activist Ken Saro-Wiwa’ exhibition by Michael McMillan.

 

Interarts | 2014, Barcelona. Interarts is a private agency which specialises in Human Development via cultural policies and cultural cooperation. Fomecc is one of its projects promoting creative industries in Spain, South America and West Africa.

Project Assistant – Content Curator / Community Manager | Curator of Fomecc Networking Platform researching and selecting content, community build-up and follow-up.

Ribermusica |  2007-2009, Barcelona. Ribermusica is a Foundation with a long trajectory in Barcelona on Social Art working with music as a tool for cohesion through several projects. Among them, the Ribermusica Festival which brings music performances into Ribera neighbourhood’s unusual places.

Festival Coordinator | Booking of 20 unusual venues (shops, restaurants, bars, hotels…) to host festival ‘s music performances for editions 2007, 2008 and 2009.

HostelArt | 2005-2013, Barcelona. HostelArt was piooner in the Independent Backpackers Hostel sector worldwide creating an alternative room for Arts & Culture by developing a non-profit project where artists, travellers + audience and hostels, benefited from a free monthly cultural programme.

Founding Curator | Production, organisation, administration and communication of 96 art exhibitions, 400 concerts, 400 Dj sessions, 400 screenings, 2 charity theme Festivals, 1 fashion catwalk, 100 design markets, 5 outdoor live graffiti paintings and 5 big decoration projects. Inspired following Independent Backpackers Hostels bringing arts & culture to their spaces worldwide.