'West Indies to West Midlands': (October 2013 January 2015)
Producing this self-initiated solo exhibition involved:

  • research,
  • communication & coordination
  • community outreach & partnership building,
  • press photography,
  • social media management,
  • marketing,
  • press release writing,
  • public relations,
  • curation,
  • event management,
  • recruitment,
  • public speaking,
  • oral history training,
  • evaluation, 
  • consultancy. 

Review & Interview

Exhibited at the 'The Drum' November 11th 2014 - January 8th 2015, 'West Indies to West Midlands' is a documentary portraiture series of West Indian war veterans who now reside across north Birmingham, comprised of contemporary portraits juxtaposed with the veteran's own archival photographs.

'Dalal Archive' film screening and installation created as part of a three day festival co-produced at mac Birmingham, 2014.  

'Dalal Archive' film screening and installation created as part of a three day festival co-produced at mac Birmingham, 2014.

 


Visuals: personal archive of photographs from an album dated 1958-70, given to the director by her Grandmother.

Audio: excerpts from a conversation with the director's father about the German-Parsi element of her ancestry and anecdotal family history.

Duration: 6 minutes 28 seconds

Pop Up Portrait Studio was the most popular intervention of The Loft's six month residency; engaging with hundreds of passers by and inviting them inside to be photographed.

Pop Up Portrait Studio was the most popular intervention of The Loft's six month residency; engaging with hundreds of passers by and inviting them inside to be photographed.