Culture Comms

Hackney Peace Carnival Mural, Dalston. Pic: Maureen Barlin

Features I’ve written for the local paper and work I’ve produced in my line of work as Arts & Culture Communications Manager are below.

STIK ‘Holding Hands’ Arrival

Managed local comms and begun social media campaign for the arrival of street artist STIK’s ‘Holding Hands’.

Sep 2020.

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World Afro Day

Managed comms and supported cllrs with their work for Hackney’s first World Afro Day celebration.

Sep 2020.

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Hackney Carnival At Home

Produced comms on the online alternative to Hackney Carnival gathering over 20,000 viewers from over 30 different countries.

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Windrush Artwork Announcement

Managed comms for the announcement of Hackney’s pioneering Windrush Artwork plus portraits of artists.

June 2020

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We are Windrush – Windrush Generations Festival 2020

Curated a poetry and storytelling night as part of the We are Windrush festival 2020. As covered by Hackney Gazette.

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Markets Profile Feature

Interview and portrait photography with Loran Lawson head chef from Ridley Rd Market’s Passion Kitchen.

Hackney Life – Jan 2020

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Arts Profile Feature

Interview and portrait with Autograph ABG Director Mark Sealy MBE.

Hackney Life – Feb 2020

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Hackney Museum Feature

Coverage and photography for ‘Recognising colonial India’s nannies’

Hackney Life – Feb 2020

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Hackney Museum Feature

Feature on forthcoming Rio Tape/Slide project exhibition

Hackney Life – Feb 2020

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