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Makers’ Residency goes out with a bang

Our five week Makers’ Residency program ended on a high last week as creative collective Cool Shit took over Hanbury Street with their mammoth inflatable Snoop Dogg Hot Dogs.

We also welcomed the amazing Big Apple Hot Dogs to the agency forecourt on Friday to dish out tasty bangers alongside their inflatable counterparts.

The event marked a triumphant end to this year’s Makers’ Residency, which saw local makers Wilfrid Wood, Kelly Anna, Worm, Matt Cooper, Candy Mechanics and Cool Shit create awesome stuff in our public-facing window. Massive thanks to producer Dee Fenning and the rest of the W+K team in making this year’s Residency a huge success.

 

 

 

Henry Jay Kamara exhibits at W+K London

W+K London is displaying the work of Henry Jay Kamara (Jay) across our agency walls.

A rising talent in the UK photography scene, Jay’s work embodies the crisscrossing narratives and international resonance reflected in today’s most prominent young artists and art movements.

Early into his career, Jay shot editorial for brands such as Nike and Puma and start-ups including African Bamboo. These projects complement his work which tells more personal stories and challenges the negative perceptions of Africa.

“I want to use my art to help redefine the continent’s representation,” said Jay. “Primarily, those of us who live in the West encounter Africa only through the myths and stereotypes which we interact with in the media.”

Check out some of Jay’s work below which is currently on display at W+K London. Find out more about the artist here.

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