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Bonus Interview: Bernard Bannor in I am a Creative series

Bernard is a 20 year old Accounting and Finance student at the university of Leicester. Alongside his studies, he is also a freelance graphic designer as well as the Founder and Creative Director of The Connection Group.  How did you discover your interest in graphic design? To be honest, I’ve …

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”My work is my healing…!” Oriana Jemide in I Am A Creative series

Oriana is a freelance fine artist and performance poet. She is currently studying a BA in Fine Art at London Metropolitan University. She is also the Founder of Jewels of Jael, a social enterprise that promotes mental and emotional prosperity through fine art workshops/exercises, whilst creating a safe space for …

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Dear Creative – Letter from Ore Mac for ‘I Am a Creative’ series

Dear Creative, You are both a beautiful masterpiece and a work in progress. God’s elect and craftsman. I opened with this identity statement because I believe it is one truth often lost sight of, a truth often returned to us skewed thus impacting how we see ourselves, what we do …

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My dancing is an expression of the words I struggle to articulate – Makaita Kanyuchi ‘I am a creative’ series

From a young age, I remember just wanting to dance. It was something that made me feel good and it wasn’t hard for me at all, I didn’t realise then that it was a gift that God had given to me. As I got older I noticed that people actually …

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“The problem is you have put creativity into a box.”-Tavonga in I Am A Creative Series

Is it possible to be “a creative” without a craft? When I read on “creatives”; their personality types and behaviour patterns I relate and tick the requirements. Yet I don’t have a craft. I’m not a musician, an artist, a poet or an actress… Yet I feel creative in my …

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The culture will fade away but The Standard forever remains! – Orianne Lunguma ‘I Am A Creative’ Series

Orianne Lunguma studied Journalism and Media at the University of Coventry. There she discovered her love for graphics, stationery and home interior design and began to use her gift to design graphics and products that expressed her faith in Christ. After graduating Orianne launched the Creative Christian Store. She is …

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From Artiste to farmer – Foluso Oguntoye in I Am A Creative Series

Foluso Oguntoye is 23 years old from Lagos, Nigeria. He has been living in the UK for 7 years and graduated last year with  a degree in Fine Art from Manchester Metropolitan University. He is a man of many interests, he considers himself an artist and a farmer/gardener. In this …

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I Am A Creative: Thembe Mvula “Creativity has no limits but there is a standard we must strive towards”

Thembe Mvula is a poet and spoke word performer. In 2016, she graduated from the university of Kent with a degree in Comparative Literature and Cultural Studies. After graduating, she became a Year Here postgraduate fellow. There, she spent a year in London gaining experience in different areas of the …

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I Am A Creative: Benjamin Opoku “We are built to excel in our talents & skills”

Benjamin “D’Benj” Opoku is a model, actor, host/presenter and freelance creative consultant. He recently graduated from De Montford University with a degree in Business Studies specialising in Economics. He shares how he manages the various creative hats he wears, some exciting projects he is working on and more. What does …

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New Series: I Am A Creative

At Lively Stones, we love to celebrate and highlight what young Christians are doing in their community. So far, our ‘Inspire’ section has featured and celebrated young people who are making a positive impact and stepping out of their comfort zones. As Christians, we only need to look at our …

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