Viral Careers: Nwando Ebizie
30 April 2019
In this series of interviews we’re talking to people about how they got to where they are. Find out about the key moments, and people, in the lives and careers of some of the creative people we most admire.
Name: Nwando Ebizie
Occupation: Multidisciplinary Artist/Curator.
Tell us about the work you do.
I create and curate Sci/Art/Ritual happenings, performances, gigs, exhibitions.
What did you want to do when you were 16?
I wanted to be an actor.
Was there a moment that opened up new possibilities and brought you to where you are today?
Realising that I would have to accept all the facets of who I was in order to be reach my creative potential. Including accepting the idea of failure.
Who has influenced your career?
A small coterie of people who make brave and often terrible decisions.
What advice would you give your 16 year old self?
Believe in every single idea that you have, no matter how incredulous people are about them.
Nwando’s exhibition Distorted Constellations is coming to Lighthouse May 4-19. We will be open Wednesday-Sunday, 12-7pm.
Opportunities in the creative industries can be difficult to identify and aren’t always accessible, or visible, to young people from all backgrounds – something that our Viral project aims to change.
Viral is a collaborative learning programme that provides production training, business development, mentoring, showcasing opportunities and peer-to-peer support for a diverse group of 16-25 year olds from Brighton and the surrounding areas. To support Viral 2019 through sponsorship, get in touch.
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