The artist Khadija Saye who lived in Grenfell Tower - Photo : Nisha Patel
The "Breath is Invisible project" honours Khadija Saye
⭐ The “Breath is Invisible project” honours Khadija Saye
Khadija Saye was a talented photographer of Gambian descent who died in the Grenfell Tower fire two years ago.
She was known for her collection of self-portraits which was exhibited at 2017 Venice Biennale.
The Breath is Invisible project is an exhibition project with three initiatives featuring her work. The first one currently displays her self-portraits printed on silkscreens in Westbourne Grove, Notting Hill. A couple of other exhibitions are also planned to celebrate her work and one includes 3D artwork which will interrogate consequences of racism. You can see her photos and read more about the initiative here.
Khadija Saye benefited from the Academic Support programme of charity IntoUniversity. It offers which various cultural trips and a Carnival Arts programme which she regularly attended.
To honour her memory, IntoUniversity launched the Khadija Saye IntoArts programme to promote arts and support young people from disadvantaged communities into that field. Read more here.