Ninas work is always honest. She documents what she sees in her community as that is what inspires her. Often the most beautiful things with the most amount of depth are right there on our doorstep. Even if we do capture them we should be proud enough to show them to the world because that moment wont be occurring anywhere else in the world. Kudos goes to those individuals who celebrate their here and now.
We were commissioned to make 10 ‘Take It On’ films for BBC Radio 1.
These films aim to celebrate individuals in East London in the run up to BBC Radio 1′s Hackney Weekend at the end of June, and also Radio 1 and 1Xtra’s Academy, which opens on the 1st June and will be offering masterclasses and Q&A’s to thousands of young people from East London. To find out more about the Academy, email firstname.lastname@example.org
We’re very proud of the work we have done and the individuals we have managed to get onboard in this process. They are all in their own crafts a positive example of taking the lead in their careers. We would like to sincerely thank each and everyone of them for sharing their time, in some cases their homes, their crafts and ultimately the aspects of their lives they are most proud. Another big thank you to BBC Radio 1 for giving us the opportunity to tell the stories we wanted.
if you are interested in the academy email Takeiton@bbc.co.uk