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Michi Masumi

Michi Masumi (she/her) is a Phoetrystra (Photo Poet) and works as an Arts and Culture Intern.  Her art forms are photography, digital & AI Art, poetry, and design, and has collaborated with Intra Arts, Mandinga Arts, Nucleus Arts, and Medway Pride.  Her projects focus on social concepts vs self-identity through Intersectional portraiture which highlights Mental Health, Addiction, Female social struggles, Politics, and Black British Diversity.

The portrait below is: a Fine Art photograph by Michi called ‘Empowering One’s Self/ Black Power’

Currently studying for a Ph.D. Research Student (Thesis & Practice): ‘The Future of Culture, Politics, and Activism: Black Aesthetics and Intersectionality within British Art, and the role of AI, NFT Art, and social media within the management and narration of Black British Art’. at Canterbury Christ Church University,

Michi previously studied at Birkbeck University: Community Development and Public Policy and gained her BA and MA in Photography at the University for the Creative Arts, Rochester.

Michi is the founder of ‘The Black Art Hub’ in 2023, which provides a platform for grassroots Black British Visual Artists and Poets to share experiences, network, creative workshops, personal development, and exhibit work. Her goal is to become the Hub’s main curator after completing her PhD. She believes that her purpose is to provide a long-term platform for the voices of British marginalized communities, assisting with bringing discussions to the forefront about the reality of living in deprived areas and intersectional social bias.

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