🗣: Sexuality, sex positivity and the Black British experience
📆: TBC (Spring 2019)
📍: It’s All Blakademik YouTube Channel
Our Founder and Creative Director, Almaz Ohene, joins ‘It’s All Blakademik‘ host Jordan Jarrett-Bryan, (Channel 4 News) for an episode on sexuality. More info TBC.
🗣: Intimate Relationships and Boundaries
📆: TBC (June) 2019
📍: TBC (Camden, London)
Hosted by Sexplain UK and Break The Habit Press, the evening will include a reading from the freshly published book, 100 Women I Know and our Founder and Creative Director, Almaz Ohene, will take part in by a panel discussion and small activity on boundaries (defining, setting and discovering). More info TBC.
🗣: Dating in the Digital Age⠀
📆: 7 April 2019
📍: Kings Mall Hammersmith, King Street, London W6 9HW
Our Founder and Creative Director, Almaz Ohene, took part in a panel discussion with Nadia Deen, Founder of AM Appointment, TEDx Alumna and Dating Guru, Hayley Quinn – chaired by Leah Kurta, Research Psychologist at i2 media research. Video footage coming soon.
🗣: FUZE Bristol – Marketplace stall
📆: 16 March 2019
📍: 1532 Performing Arts Centre, Elton Road, Bristol, BS8 1SJ
Illustrator Parys Gardener and Founder and Creative Director Almaz Ohene headed to FUZE, the annual University of Bristol charity show – which takes place in our illustrator’s home city – to tout our merch and spread the word about the KDD Crowdfunder campaign.
🗣: Decolonise Contraception: Sexual Wellbeing & Sexual Pleasure
📆: 14 March 2019
📍: SOAS University of London, 10 Thornhaugh Street, Russell Square, London WC1H 0XG
Panel discussion with Gayathiri Kamalakanthan, sex educator, Sexplain UK and Nadia Deen, Founder, AM Appointment & Sh! Shop – chaired by Dr Annabel Sowemimo, Founder, Decolonise Contraception. Watch the full discussion here.
🗣: Writing Erotica Was the Surprising Antidote to My Anxiety
📆: 17 January 2019
📍: VICE studio, London
Almaz’s creative process was the subject of an episode of Broadly podcast ‘My First Time’. Interviewed by podcast host Zing Tsjeng (Broadly editor). Listen to the full podcast episode here.
🗣: Hear Us – a showcase of multi-media literary works by new, radical voices
📆: 22 November 2018
📍: Libreria, 65 Hanbury Street, London E1 5JP
Official Kayleigh Daniels Dated launch event. The team was joined by writers Yomi Adegoke (co-author of bestselling black girl’s Bible Slay In Your Lane) and Bridget Minamore (freelance journalist and author of poetry collection Titanic) for an evening of contemporary visual storytelling. Watch the video here.