Creative Lives

Meet the creatives making the industry thrive, covering early beginnings to what a typical working day looks like.

Creative Lives
Artist Dan Chan on reconnecting with their mixed Chinese heritage through queerness and politics
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Assistant director Rasheka Christie-Carter on making strides as a working-class creative
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NFT marketplace community manager Amie Woodroffe on demystifying Web3
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Channel 4 junior production manager Darrel-Kirk Lambert on crafting a solid career trajectory
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Photographer Karis Beaumont on documenting Black diaspora beyond the capital
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“Do it yourself”: Film producer Miguel Hathiramani on making small budgets work
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Photographer and stylist Katie Bishop talks balancing a 9-5 with being a multi-hyphenate
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Creative technologist Mélanie Chappuis on how movement influences her coding
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Graphic designer for film and TV, Iskander Amyatt-Leir, on drawing inspiration from Victorian receipts
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Photographer Mathushaa Sagthidas on documenting the intricacies of South Asian identity
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Director Owain Astles talks fostering community through filmmaking
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Junior game designer Jade Smith talks level design and bug fixing
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3D jewellery designer Cara Lowe on battling software woes and hustle culture
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Photographer Connor Pope talks the power of online communities on their craft and inspiration
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Marley Starskey Butler’s multidisciplinary arts practice and social work are inseparable
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Art director Rema Kahsay on the inequality of her industry and being supported by community
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Illustrator, artist and visual journalist: Ollie Cameron is a triple threat storyteller
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Multidisciplinary designer Jenks In The Cut on making his clients shine
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Curator Pacheanne Anderson on challenging class, tokenism and neurotypical standards in the art world
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Lobster Theremin photographer and label assistant Alice Palm talks learning on the job
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Heidi and Halah El-Kholy on leaving toxic workplaces to set up Salt + Sister Studio
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Boohoo graphic designer Naomi Rowaiye on how networking led to her fast-paced role in fashion
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DJ and creative producer Vanessa Maria on balancing creativity with mental health advocacy
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Cartoonist and illustrator Michael Kennedy is infusing the world of comics with Black stories