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Murktarat Y.

Location:

San Diego, CA
Hometown: San Diego

Member since:

July 5, 2014

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Tell us a little about yourself!

I am an accessories designer and my work largely focuses on diversifying the image of 'African' design in the western world to reflect Nigerian material culture. I do a bulk of this through repurposing everyday items especially from Nigeria and incorporating them into my designs.

What charitable causes are you most interested in and why?

I am most interested how Women's empowerment causes ubich focus on trade-skills because these allow for cultural activism as well as sovereignty and independence .

Describe your sense of style.

glamorous tom-boy.

What talents are you most interested in contributing to the group? (Photography, Graphic Design/Retouching, Fashion Design, Modeling, Wardrobe, Make Up Artistry, Event Planning, Fundraising, Event Volunteer, or Other)

Fashion design, Modeling, Event Planning, Volunteering

Introduction

I am a 24 year old Maryland born Yoruba-Nigerian designer, performance poet, and UCSD Phd student.


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