COMMISSIONS & COLLABORATIONS
“Taking Care of Yourself”, The Black WellBeing Collective, LondonThrough research and consulting, many racialised groups who work in the migration & refugee sector have been facing burnout, overwhelm and experiences of vicarious/ racial trauma, on a case by case basis. This wellbeing programme supplied attendees with ways they can look after themselves, providing room to reflect and acknowledge wellbeing needs.
“Humxns Beyond Borders”, DROA qommunity, Brussels
At the intersection of arts, queerness and migration. Queers on the Move is a Brussels based collective fighting against the intersectional gaps that persist in almost all cultural and creative sectors in Europe. The artivist project ‘Humxns Beyond Borders’ invited 16 artists to look at the intersection of migration and queerness in Brussels. Following a series of workshops, they responded with murals painted in Circle Park.
Other Isles Festival
Other Isles is a festival bringing together diasporans celebrating the art and culture of two tiny mediterranean islands, Cyprus and Malta.
Other Isles 2, collaboration with Rea, Joe Cook, and Ilaeria Leto Agrotou Georgiou
- ‘cello and vocals
“Rea X Gamze”, Other Isles
- ‘cello and vocals
“Namaz”, poems, meditations & rituals
Namaz offers poems, meditations, and rituals for collective healing and remembering in these disconnected times. Dr. Arezou Ghane weaves ancestral stories and textures alongside the beautifully mundane details of modern life. Including fresh adaptations of ancient food medicines from the Silk Road and guided practices to cultivate curiosity, compassion, and peace. Namaz intends to elevate and inspire.
Full Potential “SWANA Sounds: Intibint”, interview/short, LondonNoha, also known as "Intibint" (literally, “you’re a girl” in Arabic), is a British-Yemeni musician navigating her experiences of diaspora, self-love, relationships and identity.
“Aladag: bir yürek yangını”, documentary film, Turkey
A documentary following the Aladag case in Turkey, voicing concerns surrounding education rights and social justice.
- assistant director, cinematographer, editor
“Punta Atmak/Spot Welding”, performance theatre, IstanbulA mask theatre performance written and directed by Emre Koyuncuoğlu inspired by Bertold Brecht’s work "The Caucasian Chalk Circle", an interdisciplinary work of art, “Spot Welding” builds on the collective nature and culture of production, creativity and awareness of cultural richness.
- assistant director, musician, narrator
BLOUZouki - “Istanblues”, music video
- director, cinematographer, editor