Lara Rose is a sound and mixed media assemblage artist and sculptor. Lara completed her Master of Art (2018), Somme cum laude (pass with Distinction) at Leeds Beckett University, coining the term AfroDada. Pieces from her end of year show, “Windrush Treasure Chest” and “Eyo Carnival Messiah” were on display at Leeds City Museum during Black History Month Oct 2018 up to Jan 2019.

Lara is also an Arts and Culture rep (Leeds BME Hub) and facilitates BHM events, art exhibitions and performances. She was part of the Carnival Messiah cast, at Harewood House and Royal Albert Hall. Much inspired by Geraldine Connor, Lara birthed the musical Nomad Woman. She coined the term “Afropolitan melodies” fusing Yoruba and English languages. Lara is currently a PhD candidate at Leeds Beckett University investigating how Yoruba culture influences artistic practices in Leeds and is also the newly formed Leeds School of Arts School Rep.

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