Beautiful hand crafted jewellery created by Ojire, a Brazilian artisan jewellery designer who's work centres around the cowry shell; a symbol used in connection of African and AfroBrazilian culture.
Meet Cintia Tâmara; a queer, black feminist and PhD student researching ‘How Black Women in Brazil and the United States build their self-esteem. She recently founded Autoestima - O Projeto; a self-esteem platform which offers a space for shared content on self-esteem, self-reflection & development, as well as providing workshop and trainings focused on empowering Black... Continue Reading →
"First of all, I need to say the word fat is alright. I prefer to be called fat..." As fat phobia continues to marginalise and discriminate, this body positive Brazilian model and influencer tells why it's ok to call her fat. Meet Bianca Guirgel...Watch the short video interview 👇🏾https://youtu.be/du-M-AwI86w Bianca wears: Aline Vito dress and Boutique de... Continue Reading →
Second episode of Politics of Beauty discussing 'what is beauty?', colourism, and #teamDarkSkin with researcher and self-esteem coach Cintia Cruz. https://youtu.be/1Sk3f__QEkw Look out for part 3 next week! As always, show some love by clicking subscribe and share! I’d love to hear your thoughts – please share them in the comment box below! Follow my... Continue Reading →
A meeting with Bitonga Travel founder in Ibirapuera Park, São Paulo reveals why representation of black female travellers is so important and her vision to connect Black Women wanderlusts in Latin America...
In this episode I discuss the 'Politics of Beauty' in Brazil; race, class, self-confidence... and how people can tell I'm not Brazilian! My special guest is researcher and self-esteem coach Cintia Cruz. https://youtu.be/KH14OjDieow Subtitles available on this video. Look out for part 2 next week! As always I'd love to hear your thoughts - please... Continue Reading →
I can't believe just how fast the months have flown by! Wasn't it just a moment ago that summer was here? I guess what I need throwback to warm my heart - memories from the Uganda film assignment I was commissioned on with DoGoodFilms! Here’s a brief intro I made as content and social media... Continue Reading →
When Fabio Tedde tempted us; myself, filmmaker Fred Kuwornu and Stefania Omorodion to an adventure into Kings Cross after the successful launch of Diversity Matters Awareness Week last Monday - there was little to suggest we'd run into this amazing talent gracing the piano well after midnight... Thankfully I had my camera in my bag to capture Efe Ikeuseu... Continue Reading →
It's interesting that when I was introduced to Andy Ayo Akinwolere just a couple of weeks ago at the Children of the Gap exhibition launch, my initial star-struck coyness was soon put to bay when we shared our mutual love for travelling... So without further hesitation, I invited Andy to be part of a panel discussion I'm... Continue Reading →
On a visit to James Barnor's home, I was treated to a history lesson of Ghanaian and British culture dating back to the 50's when the 86yr "Ever Young" photographer began his career and became Gold Coast's first newspaper photographer and later on the first to introduce colour processing to newly Independent Ghana. James Barnor shared... Continue Reading →