Congratulations to our selected REVEAL! Awardees:

Marcelline Akinyi 

Instagram @marcellines.akinyi

Nancy ArtMusic
Instagram @Nancy.art.music 

Gwantwa Lucas Mwakalinga Tanzania
Instagram @stories_underthebaobabtree

Charity Atukunda
Instagram @charity.atukunda

Serphine Umutoni
Instagram @umubobo

Birungi Kawooya
Instagram @birungiart

Jennifer Msekwa
Instagram @jenniferandarts

Chela Yego
Instagram @chelathereader

Thank you to our REVEAL! Judges:

Jessica Horn, UK

is a feminist writer, thinker and strategist. She has worked for two decades supporting activist organisations, funders and the UN to deepen analysis, shape policy and funding, and refine interventions to defend women’s rights to health, bodily autonomy and freedom from violence and build scenarios for feminist futures. Jessica has worked on many other boards and within various organisations, including African Feminist Forum, Urgent Action Fund Africa, Comic Relief International Grants Committee, the Fund for Global Human Rights and the African Women’s Development Fund. Her writing has been published in academic and media platforms, including The Lancet, The Guardian and Al Jazeera. Jessica’s work is animated by a deep interest in the lush forest of African women’s knowledge around health, healing, transformation and human existence across time.  She has ancestry in western Uganda and New York, and is based in London.

Grace Kerongo, KENYA
is the lifestyle editor at Nairobi, Kenya daily newspaper The Star and also handles the lifestyle segment of Radio Africa’s digital portfolio that includes – Mpasho.co.ke, Kiss100.co.ke, Classic105.com and Radiojambo.co.ke and covers art, music, film and trending topics. Grace has covered many international events like the MTV Video Music Awards in Los Angeles, the All Star MTV concerts in Durban, South Africa and Multichoice Showcase in Mauritius among others.
Grace is also the chairperson for the newly constituted Entertainment Arts Journalists Association of Kenya (EAJAK).

Meloddi Mazola, KENYA
is a Kenyan fashion designer, making bespoke garments since 2012. She has worked in many fields including as a sales representative at Cool Beans Tattoo Parlour which involved selling niche merchandise. She has also worked in a production company as a pattern maker, and taught fashion illustration and package design in higher education. Meloddi is inspired by the varied styles used in comics to communicate different messages in relation to art and design more widely.

Anaïs Mutumba, UK
is a journalist, editor, activist and singer. She writes news articles, covering all types of sectors including technology, science, entertainment and politics. For Anaïs, writing is “like breathing” and she has been published in various places such as Huffington Post and The Independent. She’s determined to forge a path through the challenging world of journalism to shine a light on injustices happening in the world, to try and help make sure they don’t happen again. Anaïs sees the written word as an opportunity to bridge some of the gaps across race, culture and opinions – to try and find common ground and reach solutions. She also works in TV and broadcasting and has been involved with productions on BBC, Al Jazeera and Channel 4. Anaïs is originally from Rwanda, was born in Congo, bred in South Africa and currently lives in London.

Monday 26 September 2022, 4-7pm
The Cartoon Museum, London

We invite you to join us for our first physical event since 2019!
Our Festival will Celebrate:

• REVEAL! Project submissions

• LDC 2021 Award submissions

• LDC 2020 Award submissions

Places are strictly limited so please book early to avoid disappointment

Monday 12 September 2022
LDC Global Online Monthly

Join us for the first live online monthly event of the season

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