Creative Cardiff's 'Show & Tell' is a quarterly event that gives a platform to the exciting range of creative people and projects in the city. It brings together Cardiff’s creative community, from emerging talent to old hands, to hear about their current projects and ambitions.

Each of the speakers will give a 10-minute lightning talk. And they'll bring an object. The object might be the source of their inspiration, a tool of their trade or a comfort blanket. The speakers will share their work and explain the importance of the object they've brought along. 

Speakers:

Alex Jenkins, The Social Club Agency

Alex Jenkins is a graphic designer and commercial photographer. He began his career as an Art Diector at XL Recordings, the leading independent music label designing cover art and marketing     campaigns for bands such as Prodigy, Roni Size (Breakfast Era) and Basement Jaxx. He then worked freelance for clients including Warner Music and Ministry of Sound creating album and single  cover art for The Streets and Example. His cover design for Fat of The Land by Prodigy is included in the '100 Best Album covers of all time book' by Storm Throgerson. He then went on to work in brand identity design at Lambie-Nairn and Turquoise Branding for clients including BBC Radio 1,2,3,4 and Five Live, 02, NTL, MBC (Dubai), Syzygy, BBC Knowledge and Music Choice. He currently co-owns a collaborative branding agency in Cardiff called The Social Club Agency, recently working on the Cardiff City of Arcades branding, website and adversiting with Cowshed. He was also the co-creator and owner of Kin+Ilk, a small chain of independent speciality coffee shops in Cardiff. 

Yousra Elsadig, Creative Director at Boutique De Nana 

Yousra Elsadig is an award-winning fashion designer, a full time optometry student, a mother of two and founder of award-winning fashion brand, Boutique de Nana. Recently featuring in London Fashion Week as part of the independent showcase for fashion pioneers, Fashion Scout, Boutique De Nana is an award-winning fashion brand that specialises in unique and trendy modest clothing. The brand has an objective of breaking stereotypes, merging cultures and advocating for inclusion and celebration of uniqueness within fashion. Boutique De Nana also aims to inspire females from all sorts of backgrounds to go for their dreams regardless of how unconventional they seem to those around them. Yousra's extensive social and fashion impact is marked by a wide range o national and international awards and opportunities including Barclays Woman of the Year 2017. 

 

Matt Joyce, Freelance Illustrator

Matt Joyce is a freelance illustrator based in Cardiff. 

He specialises in illustrated murals and maps. 
His illustrations mix bold lines, bright colours with humour and a loose hand drawn aesthetic. 
He aims to do good work for good people.
In his spare time he runs Illustration Club, a social meet up for Illustrators, with Alyn Smith.

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If you have any accessibility requirements for this event please email creativecardiff@cardiff.ac.uk.

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