Education

 

BA Fine Art (Hons) 1st class

Liverpool Hope University

2015-2018

Selected Exhibitions & Screenings

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

 

Residencies

 

Production residency

FACT

June 2018- October 2018

Illustration Work

Illustrations for Keith Haring Exhibition

Tate

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

Co-Founder

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

Videographer 

20 Stories High

October 2017

 

Intern

Hurricane Films

July 2017- October 2017

 

Student Ambassador

Cass Art 

September 2015- July 2016

 

Press

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