Anna Fearon is a filmmaker, photographer and editor of Blue magazine. Anna’s creative practice focuses on centering imagery of Black joy and exploring Black and queer narratives. Anna is also the co-founder of The Black Exchange, a social initiative, which engages in critical conversations, unlearning western ideologies, an exchange of knowledge, fighting for social justice, equality and liberation. Anna's first short film The Muse, was commissioned for Channel 4 Random Acts for Black history month and was screened at the V&A.
- Hope Tala ft Aminé - Cherries Music VideoI directed the Cherries music video for artist Hope Tala. The concept was inspired by Classical Renaissance imagery but re-contextualising and reimagining with the typical race and gender interchanged. Aminé's featured performance is incorporated on a phone which is dropped in a fish tank, a nod to the fish tank scene in Baz Luhrmann’s Romeo + Juliet.
- Motherhood - Short film - Channel 4 Random ActsA celeboratory portrait of Black Motherhood. Exploring the nuanced experiences of Black mothers whilst contextualising this alongside discussing and dismantling socially constructed myths such as that of the matriarchal Black mother; the trope of the 'strong Black woman' and exploring the reality of raising children in a world of racial injustice.
- Blue Magazine Issue III am the Editor, Designer & Primary Photography of Blue Magazine, a print publication with the ethos of celebrating Black beauty. Issue II explores the theme 'The Muse', a reclamation of the Black gaze. The issue has the shares the same title as Anna Fearon's first short film, 'The Muse'. This issue of Blue Magazine shares similar themes, and explores the role of the Black photographer in decolonising the camera and taking power over a visual medium that for so long has been weaponised against
- The Muse - short film - Channel 4 Random ActsCommissioned by Channel 4 Random Acts for their Black Britain series for Black History Month. An intimate short film featuring young Black queer artists, taking a moment for reflection and discussing the intersections of their identity. "The act of looking in the mirror is a private moment with yourself, of recognising yourself. As a queer person of colour your subjected to prejudgements, misrepresentation and lack there of. To me 'The Muse' is about self acknowledgement and of defining our ow
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