Jameela Elfaki is a British (English and Sudanese) Photographer and Creative Director/Director based in London. 

Jameela is the Founder and Editor in Chief of independent Magazine, Platform and creative agency AZEEMAElfaki is a multi-disciplinary artist working across different mediums: Photography, Filmmaking, Creative Direction and Sound (DJing). 

Jameela's practices are often focused on identity, representation and the visibility of Women and Non-binary folk of colour. Her work is often inspired by her own dual heritage, and exploring themes of the 'in-between' and the nature of different cultures/beliefs coming together.  Jameela also has a strong appreciation of the sci-fi genre and exploring fashion and futurism through an Afro-Arab cultural lens. 

Elfaki graduated with a BA Fashion Communication and Promotion from Central Saint Martins in London 2017. 

Photographic Clients include: British Fashion Council, Calvin Klein, ELLE, GQ, Nike, Puma, Converse, PORTER magazine, Refinery 29, Notion Magazine, Sole DXB, The Times. Elfaki has also worked with Net-A-Porter, DAZED, SHOWSTUDIO, The V&A, The SOUTHBANK CENTRE, The TATE & Browns Fashion. Press coverage includes, i-DDAZEDELLE, The Face and more.

Jameela + AZEEMA were nominated for The DAZED 100 - 2021.  Elfaki is also a recipient of a PPA 30 under 30 New talent Award - 2019.

Jameela's DJ clients include, TATE Modern, Night Tales, Southbank Centre and Soho House & more.


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List of Selected Group Exhibitions and Artist Talks

‘SNKRS by London: A Celebration of Community and Creativity’

13-14.11.2021 London, UK

'England your England: An exhibition exploring English culture in 2021'

08.09-14.11.2021 London, UK

'The Salon' at The Wing - DC 

2018-2020 Washington DC, USA  

'Touching with your Eyes' - Exhibition at The Reading Room 

2019 Milan, Italy  



Panel Discussion - Can the female gaze empower?

Harley Weir, Ronan Mckenzie, Yushi Li, Elizabeth Okoh 


Panel Discussion - KENNETH IZE S/S 21 

Trey Trey, Halina Edwards, Kacion Mayers, Rudy Simba Betty


Series of talks, inc Hassan Hajjaj, Stephen Tayo, Wednesday Holmes


Panel Discussion - Innovation in entrepreneurship 

Yara Flinn, Diarrah N'Diaye, Olivia Rose, Obena Boamah, Marta Freedman


Panel Discussion - BOTTEGA VENETA AW/20

Joshua Small, Shanu Walpita, Doug Broad


International Women’s Day Talk 2019 - co-hosted with ELLE’s Fashion Features Editor Sara Mcalpine.


Design Connections 10x10 Talk series 2018 - Selected as 1 of 10 of the UK’s most exciting emerging designers of 2018 and presented at London Design Festival x British Council.


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