Our
Team

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Programme Manager

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Co Director

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Programme Manager

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YA Events Producer

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Festival Design Lead

Our Guest
Curators

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BFA

BFA is a network and enterprise founded to increase the visibility of black and black mixed heritage females within the architectural industry

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Kinsi Abdulleh

Visual artist, curator and Co-director of Numbi Arts

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Aliyah Hasinah

 Curator, writer, Director and founder of Black curatorial Labs

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Nurull Islam

Co-founder of Mile End Community Project and film-maker

Our
Advisory Panel

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Sameer Rahim

Editor at Prospect Magazine

 

@sameerahim

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Madani Younis

Chief Exec Producer of The Shed NYC

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Sarah Shaffi

Freelance journalist and Editor

 

@sarahshaffi

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

 Dr Azeezat Johnson

Academic based at QMUL interested in Black and Muslim geographies 

@azeezatj

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Numbi Arts

Community arts organisation supporting

Somali artists in Britain  
@numbiarts

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Civic Square 

Neighbourhood Economics Lab based in Birmingham  
 

@CIVIC_SQUARE

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Naima Khan

Theatre & Film Critic and Director at Inclusive Mosque  Initiative, Programme Manager at MFest 2018

@KhanNaima

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Nur Sober Khan

Cultural Heritage practitioner and Program head for

the Aga Khan Documentation Center  

@tuhfatulhind

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

You Press

Award winning social enterprise supporting

young artists

@You_Press

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Chrystal Genesis

Producer, presenter & founder of Stance Podcast 

 

@ChrystalGenesis

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Rokhaya Diallo

French writer, journalist and comedian

 

@RokhayaDiallo

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Poet, Editor and Poetry Editor of Khidr Collective

Hassan Vawda

Researcher on ‘Religion, Secularism and Muslims in Britain and the British Art Museum.’

@HassanEVawda