Dionne Walker:director@dvrseworld is currently producing DOWN BY LAW feature with director George Amponsah, supported by Sundance and Bertha Foundation. An observational documentary about the urban life [and death] of Mark Duggan, the young man who was killed by armed police. The incident set in motion the London and UK riots in August 2011.
PHOTOGRAPHY VISUAL ARTS & DEBATE TRAJECTORY
Writer in residence at Cafe Babel.com, Pan European online citizen magazine. Essays: The Black Experience, Feb 2014. Invisible Woman in Paris, May 2013. Imagine the World without the Caribbean, Jan 2013. Project: Working with East African filmmakers: Docubox, Nairobi. Film and Debate: curator and chair, Sunday Assembly's Age of Reason philosophy series, Camden Head Pub, April 2013. Speaker, A Woman from Cyb_atlantis, Film essay, Evolving African film cultures, University of Westminster, November 2012 Curator, Speaker and Chair, Changing the World series, British Museum, June - October 2012 Curator and Speaker, Waves of Protest series, Curzon, Soda Pictures and British Museum, June – October 2011 Curator and Chair, Green History series, The British Museum, June - October 2010. Cities [Urban design, human geography and art history] programme at Edinburgh College of Art University of Edinburgh 2010-2012.
Organiser and Speaker, North London Film Fund Awardees Exhibition, The Renoir Cinema, April 2009 Project Manager, and Speaker, Without Limits, Media development series, Renoir Cinema and Guardian Productions, November 2007 Curator and Speaker, Caribe Cinema, BBC radio feature [google], British Museum and Curzon Cinema, July 2007 Curator and Speaker, Solar Cinema at Camden Green Fair, Regents Park, London June 2005-7 Organiser and Panellist, Film and discussion series, part of Che Guevara: Revolutionary & Icon, Victoria and Albert Museum, August 2006 Festival director and Speaker, Camden Film Festival: Made in Camden, CNJ feature: click here, Odeon cinema, MTV Studios and Roundhouse, June 2004 Speaker, Shooting on Location, Queen Mary, University London, April 1998.
Photography and Exhibitions Curator, Caribbean Cities: Kingston and Cuba, photography by Dionne Walker, Anda De Bridge, Shoreditch, September 2009. Series Curator and Chair, Green History photography display, British Museum, October 2009 Co-Curator, Making Tracks: The Story of Jamaican Athletics, National Library of Jamaica, September 2008 Curator, Lest We Forget, photography, Swiss Cottage Gallery, 2007 Curator, Unseen Island Life, photography, Holborn Library and Archive Centre, July 2007 Researcher, Atlantic Trade & Identity Season, Audiences, British Museum, January to October 2007.
For commissions contact: info[at]diverseworld.org.uk