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BA Fine Art (Hons) 1st class

Liverpool Hope University


Selected Exhibitions & Screenings

The Screen, Group Exhibition

Winchester School of Art

Nov-Dec 2019


39 by Amber Akaunu, Solo Show

OUTPUT Gallery, Liverpool

June 2019


Black Flowers Screening

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

March 2019


ROOT-ed Zine: Black History, Movement and Hair

Tate Exchange Liverpool

October 2018


Celebrating the Islamic World

British Museum, London

October 2018


The World Transformed Festival

Baltic Cinema, Liverpool

September 2018


Liverpool Independent's Biennial

St John's Market, Liverpool

August 2018 


We got the sauce w/ Brown Sugar Movement

Drummer boy studios, London

August 2018


Fine Art Degree Show

Liverpool Hope University

May 2018


ID Exhibition 

Cornerstone Gallery, Liverpool

April 2017


Blank Space

Old Truman Brewery, Shoreditch

July 2016



Editor in residence


November 2019


Production residency


June 2018- October 2018

Illustration Commissions

Keith Haring Exhibition Promo


June 2019

Picton Poets Project Illustrator

Shrinking Space

March- July 2019

Vice Versa Album Illustrator

Dorcas Seb

September 2018

Work Experience


Trainee Digital Community Organiser

Labour Party

January 2019- present


ROOT-ed Zine

November 2017- present 

BTS Photographer

Warner Music + Levi's Music Project 

November 2018


Videographer and Photographer

iWoman Academy

October 2018- December 2018

Videographer and Photographer

Shaping Futures

April 2018- August 2018


20 Stories High

October 2017



Hurricane Films

July 2017- October 2017


Student Ambassador

Cass Art 

September 2015- July 2016



Shrinking Space | http://www.shrinkingspace.com/projects#/picton-poets/

FACT | https://www.fact.co.uk/artist/amber-akaunu-fauziya-johnson

This Way Up Con | https://thiswayupcon.com/news/2018/12/10/brexit-is-coming-a-response 

Adobe | https://theblog.adobe.com/artists-from-around-the-world-are-creating-in-the-name-of-progress/

Bido Lito | https://www.bidolito.co.uk/feature-root-ed-zine/ 

This Way Up Con | https://thiswayupcon.com/news/2018/12/10/day-2-at-twu-by-root-ed-zine 

GIT | http://www.getintothis.co.uk/2018/10/wrapped-up-in-books-5-nanowrimo-anton-newcombe-rooted-cath-barton-veronica-falls/

Tate | https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/late/lightnight-2018/lightnight-2018-root-ed-debate

Art In Liverpool | http://www.artinliverpool.com/issue-2-of-art-in-liverpool-magazine-is-out-this-week/

Liverpool Hope University | https://www.hope.ac.uk/news/allnews/new-magazine-published-by-fine-art-students.html

Bluecoat | http://www.thebluecoat.org.uk/events/view/events/3892

Tate | https://www.tate.org.uk/whats-on/tate-liverpool/tate-exchange/workshop/root-ed-zine-hair-black-history-and-movement

Liverpool Express | https://liverpoolexpress.co.uk/black-flowers-blossom/

BBC Merseyside | https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=VMRQ4ScEqJE