Congregation. Sunday is a day that you typically attend church, but in this case, I visited an exhibition about church. Chloe Dewe Mathews, photographer and artist, has created an experience of church life focused on African churches in South London. The exhibition, called Congregation, is an extension Tate Modern’s previous 2014 exhibit, “Sunday Service.” The exhibition […]Read more "Congregation."
#WhyNot I was scrolling through Instagram one day and BAM—I see Mikel Ameen and Aina More, nude (Adam and Eve style), in the London Underground. I know, bizarre right? They were in a series of photos shot by Sanaa Abstrakt and were buzzing everywhere, including Afropunk. I know you may be thinking, “who is Mikel and Aina?” […]Read more "#WhyNotLaunch"
On Friday, at the British Library, I went with my sister and a friend to an event called, LATE at the Library: Freedom of Expression featuring Saul Williams and Tongue Fu. It was, without doubt, an eye-opening experience. I have never been to a concert in a library before, so it was truly unique and […]Read more "LATE at the Library : Saul Williams"
‘Comin’ at Ya!’ ‘I’m a Survivor’ ‘Overload’ ‘Crazy. Sexy. Cool.’ ‘Beauty and the Beat’ ‘Spice Up Your Life’ What’s it all about? When I was a youth in the 90s, I was an avid poster collector and would plaster my bedroom walls with every Pop band and RnB singer you could possibly think of. I would […]Read more "#BeyondTheGirl"
I attended this year’s Silicon Milkroundabout event held in Brick Lane last weekend, which my sister found in Time Out Magazine. Silicon Milkroundabout is a job fair event that started in 2011 and runs twice a year. This event gives you a chance to connect with employers in the tech industry, gives you an insight […]Read more "Silicon MilkRoundAbout #SMR9"
Last week, in the spare of the moment, I decided to head over to Oxford street to attend the Sumatran Orangutans Society (SOS) seminar at Lush’s #SoapBox. To my surprise, the topic of discussion was extremely interesting. Orangutans are at risk of becoming extinct and SOS’ urges for us to be aware of this. The […]Read more "Sumatran Orangutan Society At Lush #SoapBox"
I shot this documentary to share real voices, insights and experiences of how Caribbean Culture has impacted Britain. I interviewed young people from the BME (Black and Minority Ethnic). communities and the elders from heavily populated West Indian communities in which they gave insight into what they’ve witnessed and encountered, from food to riots since […]Read more "Caribbean Fusion"
London is one of the most diverse cities in the world and is heavily influenced by its many different cultures with over 300 languages spoken and very few voices being heard. I shot Reggae Culture Vibes to share the stories of experiences Caribbeans have had, dated back to the 50’s. Through the documentary, I share […]Read more "Reggae. Culture. Vibes."
Who is Pearl Ivy? Some of you may know me as a graphic designer or illustrator or have no clue. My goal for this blog is to open up more about who I am, while showcasing my talents and musings. This blog is a personal challenge that gives me the opportunity to be more open […]Read more "Why I started my Blog…"