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ABOUT

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The:nublk is a platform which showcases the work of contemporary creatives and content with a focus on Africa and the Diaspora. The site has also established itself offline by participating in and curating a number of engaging creative experiences in the UK and internationally including exhibitions, social events, film screenings and talks.

An advocate for creative partnerships, Thenublk has sought to work with likeminded organisations who understand the importance of collaboration.

Now in its 8th year The:nublk continues to engage its audience through curated and created content by informing, educating and connecting them to the often untold and inspiring stories of creatives from Africa, The Caribbean and the Diaspora.

 

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THE FOUNDER

Gabrielle Smith is a graphic designer/cultural commentator with a passion for creative collaboration.

She has worked for global companies including Adidas, TEDx and Sugru a company named as one of Time Magazine’s 50 best inventions. During the 7 years she spent as a broadcast designer for ITV News, Gabrielle created images to enhance the storytelling of global news events.

Gabrielle’s role both as a designer and founder of The:nublk has provided her the opportunity of sharing her experience with audiences at Google, LSE, Social Media Week Lagos, the Black Cultural Archives, Essence magazine and Design Week.

She has a keen eye for dynamic visual storytelling and uncovering movements that need more attention in the world at large and has sought to create a body of work which reflects this.