African Queen

Image Credit: Christelle Pellecuer

Test Space, Spike Island, Bristol

01179292266
testspaceopen@gmail.com
https://topfloortestspace.wordpress.com/

Saturday 21 October 2017 – Friday 27 October 2017
Preview Friday 20 October, 6-8pm
Opening Hours: 12-5pm daily, Tuesday-Sunday

African Queen is a photography exhibition that explores and celebrates the history of both real and legendary queens of Africa or of African origin. The collection will look at issues related to history, culture, women empowerment, strength and beauty.

The exhibition is a collaboration between Christelle Pellecuer, local photographers and several women from the community who will be portraying the African queen.

Christelle Pellecuer is a makeup artist specialised in fashion and media makeup. She has worked at fashion week in London, Paris and New York and have worked on TV show, music videos, fashion shows and product launches. She is also a fashion stylist and been styling models at various photoshoots. She is also a creative director and has been producing several fashion shows, working collaboratively with designers, artists and fashion creatives in the region.

Outside of her freelance work, Christelle works at UWE Bristol as the Global Student Support co-ordinator, providing transition support for international students and organising orientation and welcome and social events for these students. 

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