Kymara akinpelumi


Engaging in cultural affluence Kymara’s work investigates theory surrounding social inclusion. Their practice extends itself from the 2D photograph to the production of participatory talks where the work comes to life in a third space. Her practice investigates contemporary social climates and seeks to inspire new ways of thinking and feeling artworks, bridging art and academia and social inclusivity.

She currently works with digital media, photography and videography narrative based practices.

Originally from Macclesfield, she studied in Salford and Bournemouth, worked as a teaching assistant for children with social and emotional needs in Manchester and is now working in the South of England. She loves writing, reddit, hiking, rap music and travel.

Active discourse

Photography as an Effective Discourse for Racial Inequality, 2022
Ongoing study
England, UK

Kymara x National Portrait Gallery, 2022
Artist Talk for Youth Forum
England, UK

Kymara x Tino Chiwariro x National Portrait Gallery,2022
In conversation with Tino Chiwariro for Taylor Wessing Photographic Portrait Prize
South Kensington, UK

Get in touch

Kymara is always available for collaborations, workshops and talks. Don’t hesitate in reaching out.


Charity Fundraiser, Shelter, 2020

Elysiom School Chennai, 2017-2020

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