DICE’s Girls Music Week (April 2019):
Panellist on ‘Hitting Reset’ panel – discussing sexism within the music industry and how to build a music industry where womxn thrive.
gal-dem x Second Home closing party (March 2019):
BBC Radio 4 (June 2018):
Lighthouse Arts Centre, Brighton (May 2018):
The Rise of Radio
Technological advancements, and the increase in online radio stations, mean that live broadcasting is now accessible to a wider network of radio presenters and DJs. Joined by Fauzia Habib for a panel discussion on what the next phase of radio will look like and what the success of community radio means for underground music. Hosted by Saygal Yusuf.
BBC Radio 4 (May 2018):
The Today Programme
National Gallery, London (Aug 2017):
A Little Controversy
Panel exploring the colonial legacy in Van Dyck’s ‘William Feilding, 1st Earl of Denbigh’. In conversation with Consented’s Amit Singh and artist Jatinder Durhailay, dissecting the painting in context of contemporary culture through image, music, and text chaired by Young Producer Harr-Joht Takhar.
Southbank Centre, London (June 2017):
I Am… M.I.A
Hosted a special session of Southbank’s monthly I Am… talks with 2017’s Meltdown curator, M.I.A., as she talked about her path into the music industry, activism and life in general.
Southbank Centre, London (March 2017):
I Am… a gal-dem editor
Unearthing career stories from gal-dem’s Music Editor Antonia Odunlami, a DJ and champion of new artists and global sounds, and Arts and Culture Editor Varaidzo, who has written for New Statesman on topics of race and media representation, and is currently published in the acclaimed anthology, The Good Immigrant. As well as top tips on how to write about your passion and DIY journalism, in a practical workshop led by the gal-dem team, followed by a Q&A, as part of W.O.W Festival.
Genesis Cinema, London (March 2016):
Beasts of the Southern Wild film screening
Introduction of Benh Zeitlin’s breakout US indie sensation, a wholly unique magical-realist wonder.