Amanda Holiday

Artist / filmmaker Amanda Holiday was born in Sierra Leone and came to live in the UK at the age of 5. She completed a degree in Fine Art at Wimbledon and exhibited in landmark black art shows such as ‘The Image Employed’ and ‘Black Art - Plotting The Course’.

Holiday moved into film & scriptwriting - directing a number of short experimental films for the Arts Council, BFI and Channel 4. Between 2001-10, she lived in Cape Town where she wrote and directed several educational television series.

In 2008 she resumed drawing with 10 huge new works in the ‘Hum of History’ series.

She is currently developing trans-global drama projects.

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