AFRICA FASHION WEEK LONDON GOES ONLINE
Welcome to the new world. During this time, we are not only overcoming our challenges with COVID, but finding new ways to engage. Today we launch 3 weeks of webinars featuring experts in the fields of fashion photography, sustainability and ethics, technology, finance and funding and inclusivity. We also hear from our AFWL team of models and stylists telling us what they do to bring our catwalk shows to life.
Our exclusive panellists include The British Council, The Mayor’s Office, Parsons School of Design, UK Black Pride and the Southbank Centre as well as artists Nigerian fashion photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi and UK Nigerian visual artist, Asiko. Join us for our exclusive Zoom Webinars starting with Week 1 on 28 April with The Art of the Image, Model Talk and Empowering Creatives.
Please log onto our website if you want to see the full programme. Register your attendance on the buttons below and prepare to be enlightened with your new tutors
Join our panel of experts: Nigerian artist and fashion photographer, Kelechi Amadi-Obi; London-based visual artist, Asiko and designer, art director and lecturer, Samson Soboye. They have worked together on fashion shoots and are uniquely placed to give us a masterclass on what it takes to bring an idea of a fashion editorial to life
Kelechi Amadi-Obi Kelechi Amadi-Obi is Nigeria’s foremost fashion and style photographer. His experience as an artist and a photographer has made him a trendsetter and important influencer across art, fashion, design, architecture and journalism. Vogue International has called him a tour-de-force in the creative scene in Nigeria
Asiko Àsìkò is a British Nigerian visual artist who expresses his ideas through the medium of photography and mixed media. His work is constructed in the narrative that straddles between fantasy and reality as a response to his experiences of identity, culture and heritage. Àsìkò uses his unique way of seeing the world to create portraiture constructed narratives for clients within the fashion and music industry
Samson Soboye Samson Soboye is the British Nigerian founder and Creative Director behind SOBOYE, a successful London based African Fashion and Lifestyle brand and boutique established in 2002 in Shoreditch, East London. In 2015 Samson was appointed Head Stylist for African Fashion Week London and
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