Jamila Prowse Independent Artist / Writer

Previous/Upcoming Work

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Current/Upcoming Work

Associate Lecturer, London College of Communication

Awards, Residencies and Commissions

UAL Decolonising Institute, 20/20 (commission and residency)

a-n Artists Bursaries 2021: Time Space Money

Arts Council Developing Your Creative Practice Fund, 2021-2

Previous Work

Artist Commissions

An Echo for my Father (film), autumn 2021

Artist Edition Bookmark, Industria, 2021

Collective Imaginings (podcast), Lighthouse, 2021

Awards and Residencies

MA Art History, University of Sussex, highest degree in Art History department 2021

Gasworks studio residency artist, January – April 2021

GRAIN Covid-19 Response Writing Bursary, October 2020


Open House, Studio Voltaire, London, (artist, group), December 2021

Brighton Digital Festival, Lighthouse, Brighton (artist, group) 29th October – 7th November 2021

'that place of familiarity that holds and hurts', Hordaland Kunstsenter, Norway (artist, group), curated by Amber Ablett, 2nd October - 14th November 2021


The Conch, South London Gallery (online), 15th September 2021 6.30-8.30pm

An Echo For My Father screening (clip), 6x6 (online), 13th September - 25th October 2021

An Echo For My Father screening, Obsidian Coast (online), 4th-17th October 2021


Brent Biennial, Peer to Peer, 26th July 2022

Transformative Futures: Making art accessible, Camden Art Centre, 14th Jaunaury 2022

'Practicing Care for Ourselves and One Another', Support Network, Deptford X, August 2020

Discover! Creatives Career Day, University of Brighton, Nov 2019 (Curating workshop)

Reflections of Us, Brighton Photo Fringe, Oct 2018 (programme of curating workshops: curated and facilitated)


Art of Access Adjustments, Studio Voltaire, 26th September 2022 (organiser and facilitator)

Instituting with Care, Radio Arts Catalyst, February 2021

In Conversation with Felix Taylor, Chisenhale Gallery (online and audio cassette), November 2021

The Conch, South London Gallery (online), 15th September 2021 6.30-8.30pm

Rave Today, Sussex Festival of Ideas, 2021

CVAN South East, Nov 2019

'Who's Taking Care of Artists?', Fabrica Gallery, Brighton, Oct 2019 (Panel discussion: curated and hosted)

University Arts London, Oct 2019

Platform B Radio, Sept 2019

'Does Anyone Really Care?', Lighthouse, Brighton, July 2019

Aesthetica Symposium, March 2019

Typical Girls Launch, Lighthouse, Brighton, May 2018

Sad Girls Club, Jan 2018

'Open Session', Lighthouse, Brighton, Jan 2018

She Says Brighton, Sept 2017

Brighton Photo Fringe, Oct 2016

Womad Festival, July 2016


Photoworks Annual, Guest Editor, 2020 (print)

Typical Girls Magazine, Founding Editor, 2015-2018 (print)


Brent Biennial Curatorial Committee 2021-2

Dancing in Peckham, Peckham 24, May 2019

MOVE, 1-1, Basel, Switzerland, Feb 2019

Reflections of Us, Brighton Photo Fringe, Oct 2018

Kings House: In Transition, Brighton Photo Fringe, Oct 2016