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FOCUS Photography Festival
Mariama is Programme Curator at Photoworks and is responsible for developing and programming Photoworks exhibitions and events, including the Brighton Photo Biennial and the Jerwood/Photoworks awards.
She completed her BA Photography at Wolverhampton University and gained an MA in Museum Studies from University of Leicester. Mariama has worked with a number of national and international artists and previous work roles include Exhibitions and Events Manager at Iniva and Assistant Officer, Visual Arts at Arts Council England.
For FOCUS Invites Mariama presents the work of two artists –
Marianna Rothen’s series draws on the pivotal women in her life and creates false stories based on her childhood memories.
Soheila Sokhanvari plays with ideas of memory, identity and belonging in this body of work, using expired passports to create links between our past and present selves.