JAMEISHA PRESCOD

A photo of Jameisha sitting on their bed. Jameisha is a Black person with dark brown skin and long braids wearing a black sweatshirt and sweatpants.

Jameisha Prescod FRSA is an artist-filmmaker, producer and writer from South London.

 

Specialising in documentary, experimental film, video journalism and immersive visual art, they are driven by authentic storytelling and apply creative digital techniques to uncover powerful human experiences.

Jameisha is also the founder and creative director of You Look Okay To Me, the online space for chronic illness. They explore the social and cultural aspects of living with a chronic condition through visual mediums. Since the project's inception, the community has grown to almost 30,000 online.

Added to their work as a visual artist, they are also writer and was recently included in a republishing of Virginia Woolf's "On Being Ill."

Jameisha is currently a resident artist at Forma Arts London and a trustee for London Arts in Health Forum.

 

Previous collaborations

 

meta, gal-dem, Adidas, Huffington Post, Wellcome Collection, Unlimited, Scope Charity, Creative Conscience

​Selected awards & commissions

Unlimited Festival 2022 (On Black Pain)

Aesthetica Short Film Festival 2022 (On Black Pain)

Sheffield Doc Fest Alternate Realities Talent Artist 2022

Wellcome Photography Prize 2021 (Untangling)

Deutsche Bank Awards for Creative Entrepreneurs 2021 (You Look Okay to Me)

Contact

mark@freefocus.co.uk

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