Lehni Lamide Davies is an Artist, Creative Facilitator, and Producer who primarily works on socially engaged performances, films, installations, exhibitions and participatory arts projects across various contexts and communities including care homes, schools, parks, shopping centres, festivals, theatres, galleries, cultural institutions and museums. Her creative practice is rooted in creating Empathic Spaces to uncover intimate narratives around race, identity, wellbeing and interconnectedness, bringing transformative stories to life that are uncovered, nurtured, celebrated and archived. Her films and installations have been presented at the Manchester Film Festival, Dulwich Festival, The Whitgift Centre Croydon, NY Independent Film Festival, Galapagos Arts (NY & Detroit) and The Public Theatre NY. Lehni has received commissions and grants from Sex with Cancer, Creative Arts East, Turf Projects and Africa Utopia Festival. She regularly works as an artist and producer with arts companies and cultural institutions committed to the intersections of creativity and social change including Magic Me, London Bubble Theatre, Clean Break Theatre, The Southbank Centre, Africa Utopia Festival, WOW – Women of the World Festival, China Chnaging Festival, Web We Want Festival, The Children’s Commissioner for England, Praxis and The British Council.
Theatre & Social Change
Producing Change – Placements
MA in Cross Sectoral & Community Arts – Goldsmiths University of London (with Distinction) (2010)
Recent projects include:
Unexpired Pleasures film (2021)
MotherSong Performance Installation & Sound archive (2019)