Lives and works in Amsterdam & London



2019 - 2021 Rijksakademie van Beeldende Kunsten, NL

2020 - Death Doulaship schooled by Alua Arthur (Forever in training)

2015 - 2017 UCL Slade School of Art, Master of Fine Arts (Media), Distinction

2007 - 2010 Leeds College of Art, Bachelor of Arts Fine Art, Honours


Solo Shows

Upcoming - ‘WOAH WOE’ - The Bower, London, UK (March 2023)

Upcoming - Buzzcut Festival Glasgow, Scotland (March 2023)

2022 - Front Cover of ‘Vård och Värde’, Sweden

2021 - ‘WHAT IF THE THINGS YOU CANNOT SEE & ONLY FEEL WOULD BE IN 3D’, Rijksakademie, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2021 - 'THE DAYS OF GRACES’,, Worldwide.

2019 - ‘YOU ASKED FOR IT’, One night performance at Emalin Gallery, London with Cheryl Beckles.

2019 - ‘MISSES EVERYTHING’, Jupiter Woods, London, UK

2018 - ‘HOME IS WHERE THE WORK STARTS 1988’, Deptford X, London, UK

2018 - ‘I LOVE SHANTELLE PALMER’ Sao Roque, Holborn, London, UK


Selected Group

Upcoming - ‘W139’ - Amsterdam, Netherlands, invited performance (March 2023)

2022 - Screening of ‘IM OKAY’ at Kunstvereing, Black Forest, curated by Evan Thomas, Germany

2022 - DRIP, SET Lewisham, London, UK

2022 - ‘MEND YOUR OWN GOT US SOMEWHERE, SOMEWHERE GOT US HERE, Sonic Acts Biennial, Co performed with Loma Doom. Amsterdam, Netherlands

2022 - ‘MISSED CALL’ at Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands

2022 - ‘Time is a Thing the body moves through’ - Curated by Titus Nouwens at Rose is a Rose, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2022 - ‘RIP’ - Lente Kabinent Festival, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2022 - - ‘A Lasting Truth is change’ - Van Abbe Museum, NL

2021 - ‘HEAD SHOULDERS KNEES AND TOES TOES TOES’- Commissioned Performance for Flesh ’n’ Blood by Jasleen Kaur, Humber Street Gallery, Kingston Upon Hull, UK

2020 - ‘ONE DAY WE WILL FLOAT’ - Drawing collaboration with RIP GERMAIN at Cubitt Gallery, London. UK

2020 - Taylor Le Melle, Text Exercises, organised with Richard Birkett, Felix Gaudlitz, Vienna, Austria

2020 - ‘I DON’T FEEL LIKE DANCIN’, Goma, Glasgow

2019 - ‘NICE THONG REVEAL’, Rijksakademie, Open Studios, Amsterdam, NL

2019 - ROZENSTRAAT – a rose is a rose is a rose, Performance with Salim Bayri, Amsterdam, NL

2019 - ‘We Love You’, BEURSSCHOUWBURG, Brussels, Belgium

2019 - New Contemporaries 70th Anniversary, London, UK

2019 - LATERALE SECURITE, Betonsalon, Paris

2019 - DUTCH COURAGE, Cafe Amore, Amsterdam, NL with Salim Bayri

2019 - ‘Look what the cat dragged in’, Private residence, London, UK

2019 - Side Safety Position, Beton Salon, Paris

2018 - Poor Image Projects, Performative Art lecture, The Tetley, Leeds, UK

2018 - MOTHERS, Turf Studios, Croydon, UK

2018 - ‘Sarabande Group Show,’ Sarabande Foundation, London, UK

2018 - London Fashion week installation artist for Designer Ricky Wesley Harriott, 180 The Strand, London, UK

2018 - BBZ.BLK.BK, Alternative graduate show, Copeland Gallery, London, UK

2018 - ‘Navigating proximities: Conversing Bodies’, Gallery 198, Brixton, London, UK

2018 - Docile Bodies, Vitrine Gallery, London, UK

2018 - NOT (ALL) PERSONAL, Sarabande Foundation, London, UK

2018 - WIDENING THE GAZE, Slade School of Art, London, UK

2017 - BBZ Take over, Tate Modern, London, UK

2017 - The big screen South End at Focal Point Gallery, UK

2017 - LE PLUS GRAND CABARET DU MONDE, Assembly point, Art Licks, UK

2017 -LOST SENSES curated by Linda Rocco at Sunbury House, London, UK.

2017 - VIDEO SPORT , Alonetogether , London, Canada

2017 - TBC, Barrick Museum, Las Vegas, USA

2017 - On & Off, Medellin 57 Colonia Roma, Mexico City, Mexico

2016 - New Contemporaries 2016, ICA, London, UK

2016 - New Contemporaries, Liverpool Biennale, Blue Coat, Liverpool, UK

2016 -Forwards + Backwards, A casa da Dona Laura, Lisbon, Portugal

2016 - FADE TO PURPLE, Chalton Gallery, London, UK

2015 - The British Art Show, MEYOHAS, New York, USA

Awards and Residencies

2019/2021 - Rijksakademie van beeldende kunsten, 2 1/2 year residency

2018 - PEER FORUM AWARD, Camden Arts centre, London, UK

2018 - DEPTFORD X nominated Artist, London

2018 - Formerly Called Residency, Wysing Arts Centre Cambridge, UK

2018 - Shortlisted for Jerwood Art Prize, London

2017 - Berenice Goodwin Prize for Performance , London

2017 - Shortlisted for the Digital Aspen Arts Award, London

2015/2018 - Sarabande Scholar, Lee Alexander McQueen Foundation, London

2014 - Artist in Residence, School of Art & Design, Bedfordshire University, Luton

2014 - Fine Art Fellowship, Leeds Art University, Leeds, UK

2010 - ART IDOL, Chelsea College of Art and Design, London



2021- Art Monthly Magazine, UK

2019 - Glamcult Magazine, Artist Interview, NL

2018 - ID Magazine, Artist interview with Sarabande studio Artists, Alexander McQueen

2018 - KNOW WAVE radio show with Eddie Peake

2018 - ‘This Black Queer Landscape Is Changing The Landscape For Generations’, ID Magazine

2018 - ‘The Alternative Graduate Show Liberating Black Queer Artists’, Dazed Digital

2017 - Dazed Digital ‘Lost Senses 2017’ exhibition by Ashleigh Kane

2017 - Evening Standard, ‘Exciting young British artists to look out for in 2017’ by Jessie Thompson


Selected Writing/Talks/Published texts


2022 - G’s GRIEF - SAD- FEELING WEIRD - OUT OF THIS WORLD Colouring Book, Van Abbe Museum, Eindhoven, Netherlands (Worldwide)

2021- Mourning School & Dear, Commissioned worldwide snail mail letter on death, dying and mourning, Worldwide

2020 - Discursive Evening on Hybridity at Veem house discussion, Amsterdam.

2020 - Online Symposium on Affecting Change in Artist resdiencies, Hotel Maria Kappel, Netherlands

2020 - ‘Sunflower seeds are for Birds…..and sometimes people.’ Salim Bayri & Ghita Skali, Motel Spatie, Arnhem, NL


Selected Writing/Talks/Published texts

Leeds Art University / Leeds Beckett University / DIA / ArtEZ University of the Arts / Willem de Kooning Academie / Gerrit Rietveld Academie