I'm @__bearheart @BirminghamSoup @IdeasVendor @__famalam | Fellow @BomLab | Trustee @graeae | Interested in solutions, the future, emerging artists & the young.
An Independent Creative Producer & Consultant striving to future proof & diversify Arts & Culture.
Devising projects* that develop future audiences, future artists and a future creative workforce.
*Projects have included: city wide festivals, large scale events, lectures, websites, workshops, Apps, installations, parties and projects that utilise the skills, expertise and talents of young people as curators, artists and producers.
I have collaborated on creative projects with BBC, 4Talent, Fierce Festival, TEDxBrum, Breakin' Convention, Microsoft, Tate Liverpool, Capsule, IdeasTap, mac birmingham and Arts Council England and have worked within a range of creative industries such as; poetry, fashion, media, live art, theatre, music and dance.
In 2013 & 14 I raised over £250k of funding for creative projects and started my own Community Interest Company with Spoken Word artist Polarbear called Bearheart. In 2015 I became one of the inaugural Fellows at BOM (Birmingham Open Media). My research as a BOM Fellow is about Radical Childcare for nomadic workers.
Creative Producer - F A M A L A M
Jan 2015 - Present
Consultant - Tate Liverpool
Sep 2013 - Present
Associate Producer - mac birmingham
Jul 2012 - Present
Director - Bearheart cic
Jan 2012 - Present
Cultural Management - Post Graduate - City University, London
Sep 2003 - Jul 2004
- Arts Fundraising
- Furthering Ideas
- Idea Generating
- Ideas Development
- Project Management
- Report Writing
Playwright, Writer (TV, Film, Short Stories), Audience Development Officer, Social Media Manager