okcandice (one word, all lowercase) is a writer, artist-curator, archivist and musician between Birmingham and Berlin. They are the 2023/24 Woven Foundation Curatorial Fellow, previously a Jerwood Arts Curatorial Fellow and Obsidian Foundation Poetry Fellow. okcandice is currently the Digital Curator for Birmingham Museum & Gallery.
Their practice is concerned with methodologies of grief through text, sound, moving image and collective performance alongside the production, preservation and maintenance of Black audio/visual archives and libraries.
okcandice is the director of all fruits ripe — an independent series for queer filmmakers of colour and Bedtime Stories — a live radio club championing experiments in ambient and electronic music.
Today, they maintain the digital project okcandice archive, host the experimental broadcast Bedtime Stories on Cashmere Radio and Must Be The Music on Refuge Worldwide.
° more life / more love / more fruits °°
FULL CV HERE
homepage images by Katrina Singleton
(L) image - self portrait in studio