About / CV

Candice Nembhard (okcandice) is a writer, artist-curator, archivist and musician based between Birmingham and Berlin. They are the Digital Curator for Birmingham Museum & Gallery and 2023/24 Woven Foundation Curatorial Fellow; previously a Jerwood Arts Curatorial Fellow, Obsidian Foundation Poetry Fellow and artist-curator at Eastside Projects.

Elsewhere, they are the founder-director of all fruits ripe; an independent platform for queer filmmakers of colour and Bedtime Stories; a live radio club championing experiments in ambient, electronic(a) and downtempo music. Candice also hosts Must Be The Music on Refuge Worldwide and Bedtime Stories on Cashmere Radio.

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.

° more life / more love / more fruits °°


homepage images by Katrina Singleton
(L) image - self portrait in studio