Need to Breathe (Thairu x Bata Project)

Breathable shoes are essential for maintaining good foot health. This project, where I explored different materials and how they work together. It helped me see that I cannot be limited to one aspect of design or art. It was a revelation to discover how working in a different medium challenged my preconceptions, forced me to […]

African Traditional Music Orchestra

African traditional music is a rich and diverse tradition that spans the continent. From the drums of West Africa to the stringed instruments of East Africa, there is a wide variety of instruments and musical styles to be found across the continent. In recent years, there has been a growing interest in creating orchestras that […]


What does it mean to be Black in the context of the 21st century and living outside Africa? It is important to acknowledge that the experience of being Black is not monolithic, but rather, multifaceted and varied. Black people come from diverse backgrounds, cultures, and experiences, and it is crucial to recognise and respect these […]