Lisa Aissaoui

Photographer, Social Media Manager, and Small Business Owner in London, United Kingdom

Lisa Aissaoui

Photographer, Social Media Manager, and Small Business Owner in London, United Kingdom

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Lisa a French-Algerian creative polymath. Photographer by passion & at the beginning of the professions she has been doing an internship at 50Golborne Art Gallery in London. As Public Relation Manager at Open The Gate, cultural organisation aiming at promoting African cultures through music & arts, she has been highly active within the African communities in London. She graduated in July 2016 with a BA in Social Anthropology & African Studies at School of Oriental and African Studies (SOAS, University of London) and has previous undertaken a foundation course in World Art History & Issues in Development Studies.

Passionate by the diverse fields of the world Lisa received two Make A Difference Award in 2014 for her ‘great leadership and initiative’. She has also been organising annual commemoration event combining talks, film, live music, spoken words, storytelling and visual arts, inviting artists from Africa or African artists residing in Europe to perform. She was the president of the SOAS Photography Society and organised workshops, exhibitions as well as competitions for students.

Lisa also works in Social Media as a Freelancer & teaches languages, French & Hausa to individuals and groups

  • Work
    • AfroShoot & Open The Gate
  • Education
    • SOAS, University of London