Meet the Young Producers

Embedding local young voices into the Great Exhibition Road Festival

The Young Producers embed local young voices and social values into the Festival by collaborating with local creative leaders, artists and researchers. They are designing and delivering a new audience experience that fuses science and the arts as part of the Great Exhibition Road Festival in June 2022. 

Young Producers came together to produce an ideal. We want to recreate an ideal summer feeling of SONDER — hence our name. We want to conjure thoughts of solar punk, of an urbanised and ideal with the warm reassurance of the summer sun. We want you remember the feeling of ice lollies melting over your fingers, of golden hour, blue skies and white fluffy clouds – and the burning aching nostalgia of memory idealised summers, mentally airbrushed smooth. SONDER is our project and our audio-visual creations, a brain-child that we’ve come together to bring to you.

Find out more about SONDER

Bediah

Bediah

The smell of the barbeque as I'm basking in the sun, laying on the picnic blanket with my friends chatting around me and the speaker blaring music in our local park. The joy I get from the sunlight on my skin is unmatched. As a producer, I want to recreate this feeling for our audience at the Great Exhibition Road Festival.

Muna

Muna

99 flake with strawberry sauce and sprinkles. It is a staple in any British summer, my go to order and what I envision when I think of the sun. As a lover of the sun, evoking nostalgia in our immersive experience is the core of my motivation for producing the project.

Kes

Kes

As a photographer and artist, my interest in the sun has permeated the very essence of my work. My love for the light the sun provides during summer has become the guiding force finding and documenting new stories with my camera.

Ramia

Ramia

Warm blue skies, full green grass, glistening waters and a fool breeze. Is there any question as to why a project revolving around the sweet nostalgia of summer would attract my attention and admiration?

Hajar

Hajar

Whenever someone mentions the word summertime I think of vybz kartel singing summertime in Kingston. Summer is my favourite time of the year because drinks get colder, fits get flyer and holidays get better. As a producer on this project I want to champion the various memories we all have and create under the sun.