Linett Kamala
British
Lives and works in London
www.linettkamala.com
Education
2018 Advanced Diploma in the Therapeutic and Educational Application of the Arts – IATE, U.K.
1994 Master of Arts in Education – University of London, United Kingdom
1994 Postgraduate Certificate in Education – Middlesex University, United Kingdom
1991 Bachelor of Arts – University of the Arts London, United Kingdom
Residencies
2021 – Lin Kam Art Carni Crew – Metroland Studios, London, United Kingdom
2020 – Carnival Reimagined – Deptford X,  London, United Kingdom
2019 – 2020 Art residency My heart will always be in Brixton – An artistic, developing response to the activism of Olive Morris – Lambeth Town Hall, London, United Kingdom
2019 Artist-in-residence Uplifting Langa through Reachable Art (ULTRA) – Langa, Cape Town, South Africa
Selected Solo Exhibitions
2020 Carnival Reimagined – Deptford X, London, United Kingdom
2020 ongoing My heart will always be in Brixton – Black Cultural Archives, Google Arts & Culture
2019 – 2020 My heart will always be in Brixton – Lambeth Town Hall, United Kingdom
2018 Excellence – Roehampton University Library, London, United Kingdom
1999 Materialistic Gal – 198 Gallery, London, United Kingdom
1998 Who Am I? –  Tricycle Gallery, London, United Kingdom
Selected Events / Talks / Workshops
2020 Carnival Culture & Costume – AITAOBAM, Global online lecture
2020 Kelso & Carnival – Black Cultural Archives, Global online talk for Windrush Waves project
2020 How to challenge institutions to break their exclusive structures? – 154 Art Fair, Global webinar
2020 Virtual Reality Weekender Workshop – Roundhouse, London, United Kingdom
2020 My heart will always be in Brixton Artist talk – Lambeth Town Hall, London, United Kingdom
2019 TEDx Ladbroke Grove Speaker – The Tabernacle, London, United Kingdom
2019 A Life Through Extraordinary Lens Workshop – October Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2019 Culture & Sound – Arboretem, London, United Kingdom
2019 State of Education: Excellence Chapter – Boston College, Massachusetts, United States of America
2019 Love Letter to Self: Windrush Day – Bernie Grants Arts Centre, London, United Kingdom
2019 Get Up Stand Up Now: Schools Day – Somerset House, London, United Kingdom
2019 Love Letter to Langa – ikhaya le Langa, Cape Town, South Africa
2018 Art in the Age of Black Girl Magic – Tate Britain, London, United Kingdom
2018 “I Am the Person I Know Best” – V&A Museum, London, United Kingdom
2018 An Evening with John Blanke – Sutton House, London, United Kingdom
2018  On Whose Terms, 10 Year On…  – Goldsmiths University, London, United Kingdom
2018 Feminism in Schools – Blackhealth High School, London, United Kingdom
2018 Voices from the Front Line – 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London, United Kingdom
2018 Equality & Diversity into Leadership – Putteridge Bury Conference Centre, Luton, United Kingdom
2018 Calligraffiti – 198 Contemporary Arts and Learning, London, United Kingdom
Selected Group Exhibitions
2019 Windrush Presence – Socially Engaged Salon, Brighton, United Kingdom
2018 Black Sheroes – Ugly Duck, London, United Kingdom
2018 Voices from the Front Line – 198 Contemporary Arts & Learning, United Kingdom
2017  Hidden Scars – Darnley Gallery, London, United Kingdom
2017 Creatives Showcase – South Kilburn Studios,  London, United Kingdom
1988 Ineinader – Memmingen, Germany
Awards
2004 The Millennium Awards
2003 Mayor of London ‘Londoners Award’
2000 Brent Green Awards
1991 Premieres Olympiades – Categorie “S’ Habiller’ – France
Published Written Works
2018 Discourse: The Power of Language and Communication (Pages 68 – 70) – Shades of Noir
Directorships / Board Positions
2018 – President: University of the Arts London AoCA
2018 – Director: Notting Hill Carnival
2017 – Director: Lin Kam Art
2009 – 2016 –  Director / Vice Chair:  The South Kilburn Trust