Iara Lee, ‘Burkinabe Rising: The Art of Resistance in Burkina Faso’

I discovered the work of film director Iara Lee, founder of Cultures of Resistance foundation, whilst researching the role of women in the Western Sahara conflict, which she explores in her documentary, Life is Waiting: Referendum and Resistance in Western Sahara. After speaking about her experiences in the refugee camps in Algeria, I was excited...

Is There Something On My Shoulder

An exploration into the burden of carrying: Of carrying our uncertainties as an individual in the 21st century, mirrored by the culture of carrying physical loads on the heads of Caribbean and African women. So many aspects of reality are pulling me in different directions, at a time when so much is unknown personally, locally and globally....

Fela Kutis Queens

This is a celebration of African Beauty, Nigerian Beauty; This is a recreation of Fela Kutis Dancers/Wives.   Styling/Makeup/Photography: Oma Benjamin Photo Assistant: Olivia Ema Models: Vanessa Ohenlen, Chizii, Charisse Chikwiri, Yasmina Atta, Fave Jay, Kemah Bob