Fundraising and Operations Manager
Ilze is an experienced Administrator and Project Manager with over 10 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. Ilze is the SHF’s Fundraising and Operations Manager.
Head of Programmes
Harriet is an artist and producer. Her art involves film, performance and sculpture, most recently working with long term collaborator Sarah Cockings on their first UK solo show at Block 336, London. Harriet has worked with other artists and organisations such as The Stuart Croft Foundation, DACS, BFI, Tate, MOMA PS1, Flamin, Shooting People, ScreenSkills and LOCO, on the production of films, exhibitions, events, training and artists’ opportunities. Harriet is the SHF’s Head of Programmes.
Orsod is a UK-based Sudanese digital archivist, curator, editor, content producer and strategist. He is the founder of @code__switch, an archive/continuum of radical internationalism. His research focuses on shifting peripheral histories to the centre by drawing links between anticolonial struggles and thought across space and time. He is a curator at the International Curators Forum (ICF) and was the 2021 Archivist-in-Resident at the Library of Africa and the African Diaspora (LOATAD). Orsod is the SHF’s Programme Curator.
Tayyab is a Leeds-based writer, DJ, events producer and promoter with experience in the music, literature, arts, culture and tech sectors. He is an editor at non-profit, independent music platform Truants and the co-founder of nightlife event series Season. He has contributed articles to The Guardian, Wire, Crack Magazine and more. Tayyab is the SHF’s Admin Assistant.