How have Brent’s legends been coping during the ongoing pandemic, and what might it mean for their work and practice?
In this new video series, guest hosts from the Blueprint Collective will be catching up – in a socially distanced way, of course – with legendary musicians, artists, athletes and activists from across the borough and finding out how they’ve been affected and perhaps even inspired by the COVID-19 crisis. Along the way, we will be digging deeper into our guests’ connections to Brent, discovering what they’ve been reading, watching, hearing and absorbing during this strange and frightening time – and hearing more about how they’re responding.
This forms part of Brent 2020 Unlocked.
Brent’s Moeed Majeed, TV and radio host, interviews activist and international model, Mariah Idrissi.
Known as the face of modest fashion, Mariah made her name as the first Hijab wearing model for H&M in 2015. Listen to Mariah’s story of growing up in Brent, her advice on staying creative in isolation and navigating both her faith and social media.
“Brent prepared me for this lifestyle, being surrounded by so many different people of different backgrounds, religions and cultures in general. It prepared me for this international work I’m doing, being a woman of the world.”