Teila Williams is the host of Getting To Know Your Favorite Artist which is an internet net collection the place she interviews Barbadian artistes on her Instagram @ayocreativeventures. In an interview, Williams mentioned that the web net collection which is now in its seventh season began in April 2020.
“Getting To Know Your Favorite Artist was birthed throughout our first lockdown with the primary episode being aired on April twelfth, 2020. AYO Inventive Ventures is a artistic arts firm and most of our shops and avenues throughout COVID-19 weren’t attainable. So, I needed to modify with the occasions and be artistic. The thought simply got here to me one night time and I ran it by a very good pal who can also be an artist, and he believed my concept for an online collection was possible. I additionally noticed it as a strategy to brush up, discover and excellent my internet hosting expertise,” she mentioned.
The artistic director of AYO Inventive Ventures mentioned that the response for her earlier season has been wonderful, and her present has surpassed all her preliminary expectations as everybody has been pushing her to be higher and to create wonderful seasons every time.
How can individuals be interviewed on her web-series? The previous Springer Memorial College pupil mentioned that she normally selects the artistes to be part of her present as soon as they align with the theme that she has for a selected episode.
“I normally choose the artiste, a few of whom I might have already had shut relationships with from working together- whether or not it was offering artistic route or me being a dancer for them.
“They’re additionally chosen to align with a selected theme of an episode, and we’ve had different artistes suggest others to be a part of the present,” she mentioned. Williams mentioned that her greatest spotlight to this point was interviewing one among Barbados’ cultural icons Edwin Yearwood generally known as The Basic.
“The largest spotlight I must point out multiple could be interviewing Edwin Yearwood and having him inform me that he would like to do it once more. If you already know me, you already know that I’m an enormous Edwin Yearwood fan. As well as, my interview with Anderson Blood Armstrong was one among many who was packedwith data, however he took us approach again withso a lot data not simply of him however with the band Sq. One.
The following greatest second must be once we celebrated our first birthday with a digital celebration which was a memorable second for me.
From the artiste that carried out, individuals sharing their most memorable second and simply the find it irresistible was a second of full gratitude and understanding that certainly I’m on the best path,” she mentioned.
The dancer and choreographer who labored with lots of the hit soca artiste in Crop Over 2019 mentioned she believes that Barbadians must know who the cultural practitioners within the island are and by having this on-line collection it permits them to see their cultural practitioners in a special gentle.
“I do imagine that Bajans must know our artistes and with our platform, it’s actually enjoyable and interactive, so it permits individuals to see them in a special gentle which was the target. Barbadians nonetheless assume that being an artiste shouldn’t be an actual job. That could be a entire different article in itself. By internet hosting the present although, individuals really get to listen to how artistes might reside and the way passionate they’re,” she mentioned.
Williams mentioned that this season, which was set to start on Monday, July nineteenth, may have regional company passing via. Thus, she invitations all Barbadians to look at her channel to see who these shock regional company are.
“This season count on extra enjoyable as we’ve some regional company passing via. Our debut interview will likely be Mahalia Cummins from 2 Mile Hill. To search out out who these regional company are remember to tune into @ayocreativeventures on Instagram,” she mentioned. (Write Proper PR Companies)
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