A snapshot of my recent work in museums and galleries –>
British Library . Mona Chalabi . Winston Churchill Memorial Trust . Berlin Museum for Natural History . National Gallery . Wellcome Collection . Migration Museum . London Transport Museum . Museums Showoff
British Library –> Sound Curator
Working with the Library’s sound archive to showcase the Windrush generation’s experiences of home.
Mona Chalabi, Who Are You Here To See –> CoCurator
Co-curated data journalist, Mona Chalabi’s, exhibition Who Are You Here To See featuring the work of people of colour, women and people with lived experiences of disabilities who are excluded from traditional gallery walls.
Wellcome Collection –> Educator
Created workshops for young people to explore body image, identity and the media, using the Wellcome’s collections as inspiration.
WCMT –> Travel Fellowship
In 2015, I was awarded a Winston Churchill Memorial Trust travel fellowship to explore inclusion and community engagement in museums. My report, Museums are…? looks at the the barriers keeping people away from heritage institutions through interviews with the public and museum and gallery staff in the US, The Netherlands and Germany.
Berlin Natural History Museum –> Researcher
Researcher for science education and engagement at the Natural History Museum in Berlin.
Migration Museum –> Researcher
Researcher looking at race and migration for the No Turning Back: Seven Migration Moments That Changed Britain exhibition at the Migration Museum in 2017. Check it out here.
National Gallery –> Young Producer
As one of the first Young Producers at the National Gallery, I researched, created and delivered Ten Minute Talks and worked with associate artist, George Shaw, to lead the Gallery’s first ever late night event as part of Art Night 2016.
London Transport Museum –> Workshop Designer
I delivered social change workshops for Transport for London’s largest youth project, Youth Travel Ambassadors – working with young Londoners to explore themes including sexual harassment, anti-social behaviour and the environment.
Museums Showoff –> Spoken Word
Wrote and performed a spoken word piece based on people’s secret museum hates and museum loves at Museums Showoff in 2017 called Temples of Doom . You can watch a snippet below!