Orsod Malik is the Stuart Hall Foundation’s Executive Director. He is a UK-based Sudani curator, writer, producer and digital strategist. Orsod’s curatorial approach focuses on identifying cultural and political entanglements in archival materials to explore possible shared histories. He is particularly interested in developing pedagogical tools and techniques to make transnational anticolonial histories, concepts and critiques accessible to a general public. Orsod is the Curator and Digital Strategist at the International Curators Forum (ICF). He has curated exhibitions at Black Cultural Archives and Institute of International Visual Arts (iniva). He was also the 2021 Archivist-in-Resident at the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD) based in Accra, Ghana.
Head of Programmes
Harriet is an artist and producer. Her art often includes film, performance and sculpture, and is sometimes made in collaboration with other artists. Harriet has experience in the production of films, exhibitions, events, training and artists’ opportunities, working alongside artists and with organisations focused on supporting arts and culture.
Fundraising and Operations Manager
Ilze is an experienced Arts Administrator and Project Manager with over 15 years of experience spanning across the arts, charity, health-care and start-up sectors. She has a Master’s Degree in Arts Administration and Cultural Policy from Goldsmiths, University of London and a Bachelor’s degree in Cultural Theory from the Latvian Academy of Culture.
Tayyab is a Leeds-based arts and culture professional with a background spanning the music, literature and tech sectors. He is an editor at non-profit, independent music platform Truants and co-founded Season, a series of community-oriented nightlife events. His writing has been featured in The Guardian, The Wire and more, and has performed as a DJ across the UK.