Almass Badat is an Artist, Creative Consultant & Activist.
Born in London, Almass spent the majority of her early childhood in Lusaka, where she roots her inspiration to document within culture, nature and the Arts. After returning to London to complete her BA Honors in English Literature, Almass now contributes to and manages a select number of projects. Her work primarily explores Sound, Film and Photography with altruistic focus. She offers creative consultancy to brands and individuals, including artist julianknxx and radio host Rebecca Judd.
Credits include the British Council and BFI #fivefilmsforfreedom 2016 Global List, Hijra's Hustle, the 2015 One World Media funded short documentary tackling discrimination against India's transgender community, Folasade for President, commissioned by the Roundhouse Film Fund, producing The Den, and COME, her self-shot documentary, which screened at Peckham Festival 2017.
Almass is Founder of MOTION PICTURE, a quarterly independent film screening providing free access for those unable to interact with the Arts. MOTION PICTURE has programmed at Boiler Room, the ICA, and this July 2018, London's Shoreditch House.
Almass is a vocal and visible advocate for #BLACKLIVESMATTER and the QPOC community.
Almass Badat, by Christina Nwabugo