In conversation with Joshua Singh

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Joshua Singh January 2023 “I try to convey some kind of emotionin my photos; I think I fall somewhere between a street photographer and a cinematographer.” Joshua is a photographer based in San Fransisco, California. Á: Tell us a little bit about yourself.  JS: I’m a hobbyist photographer. I grew up […]

In conversation with Ogi

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Ogi December 2022 “I want to be remembered assomeone who didn’t let her genre define her — she definedthe genre.” Ogi is a Nigerian-American singer-songwriter based in Madison, Wisconsin. Á: Tell us a little bit about yourself. O: I am one of four kids. I’m Nigerian-American, raised in Wisconsin. I didn’t […]

In conversation with Riona Buthello

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Riona Buthello November 2022 “I like to paint scenes that we see often but don’t think too much about; somewhat mundane but beautiful scenes that are easily forgotten, yet at the same time buried in our memories.” Riona is an oil painter based in Manchester, UK. Á: Can you tell us […]

In conversation with Thandiwe Muriu

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Thandiwe Muriu October 2022 “I am immensely determined, so when people would tell me that photography is not something that I would want todo as a woman, I would reply with; “Watch me.”” Thandiwe is a photographer based in Nairobi, Kenya. Á: Tell us a little bit about yourself.  TM: I […]

In conversation with Mimi Choi

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Mimi Choi September 2022 “My goal is to understand andachieve realism as best I can, with the experience and practice that I’ve accumulated throughoutthe years.” Mimi is an illusionary makeup artist based in Vancouver. Á: Tell us a little bit about yourself. MC: I was born in Macau and immigrated to […]

In conversation with William Ukoh

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with William Ukoh August 2022 “My whole strategy has alwaysbeen to focus on myself and the stories that I want to tell, being as honest as possiblewith those stories in the way I tell them.” William is a Nigerian Photographer and Director based in Toronto. Á: Tell us a little bit about […]

In conversation with Sharmadean Reid MBE

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Sharmadean Reid MBE July 2022 “Everything I’ve done is aboutcreating spaces for women to findcommunity, to gain the knowledgeand network to thrive.” Sharmadean Reid MBE is the founder and CEO of The Stack, a platform created for a generation of mission driven women. Á: Why did you create The Stack and The […]

In conversation with Oumaima Choua

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Oumaima Choua May 2022 “I try to capture the essence of ahuman being, the thoughts andemotions we have, and put themdown on paper.” Oumaima is an artist specialising in hyperrealism, based in The Netherlands.  Á: Tell us a little bit about yourself. OC: I’m 24 and a proud Moroccan based in Holland. I am a […]

In conversation with Ranti

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Ranti April 2022 “I’ve always enjoyed making my own clothes because I lovecurating my personal style.” Ranti is a designer, fibre artist and architecture student based in London. Á: Why did you choose to study architecture?  R: Initially I wanted to design and create art but after speaking with my parents, […]

In conversation with Zoe Suen

SPOTLIGHT In conversation with Zoe Suen April 2022 “When you start writing it can be a steep learning curve but that’s also part of the reason that it’s kind of exhilarating.” Zoe is a writer, editor and consultant based in London. Á: How have you found navigating your industry as a woman of colour? ZS: […]