The two Associates who will be working with Art Asia are Anjali Mavi and Romana Syed.

Anjali is an active member in the cultural landscape of Southampton and Eastleigh. She is a voluntary radio presenter with Southampton’s Unity 101 and Hot Radio Dorset. She is also the co-founder member of three cultural organisations in the South West region Eastleigh & Southampton Asian community (ESAC) Bournemouth Poole & Christchurch (BPC) Asian Community Music Lovers of Bollywood (MLB) As an active member of these organisations her aim is ensure that art and culture thrive in all communities and that they are accessible to all.

Romana Syed is based in Southampton and is the founder of Women’s Integration Group in Southampton.The aim of the group is to reduce isolation of women in the community and help them to engage in activities with their young children through various arts and crafts activities. She is deeply passionate about community engagement and aims to make significant changes for all by using creativity as a tool. She has worked with various arts organisation in Southampton like the John Hansard Gallery, Southampton Solent University Showcase Gallery and the NST Theatre.

 

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