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Annemarie has been a backing vocalist for Bukky Leo & Black Egypt since 2014 and has performed regularly at venues like the Jazz Cafe in London, doing Leo's original material and tributes to the late Fela Kuti, with whom Bukky Leo was a fellow band member. They have also performed at many other popular venues and festivals and across London, the UK and beyond.

Bukky Leo & Black Egypt's brand new album "Tribute to Fela, Vol.2 (Live at the Jazz Cafe) is available for purchase.

Annemarie Anang has had her photographs published in the Royal Photography Society's 'Journal', 'The Telegraph' newspaper, and the 'Northern Correspondant'. She held two exhibitions 'Mum, Dementia & I'  and  'Lost & Found' in 2014 and 2015., both funded funded by the Arts Council of England and held at The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, 639 and The North Middlesex Hospital, in London.

"Excitement for me is watching people interact with others, interpreting their various forms of communication, especially the non-verbal.  I particularly enjoy taking photographs of our older generation; every crease in their face tells a personal story that I could learn from.  I capture small moments, before they become a distant memory or forgotten. By capturing these moments, it allows me to make sense of what I see before me, as well as mentally cataloging the moment. These are my motivations. I am also interested in photography that challenges peoples' perceptions of problems that we face as a community.

Annemarie Anang as Activist

Annemarie Anang has been campaigning for better quality Social Care for the elderly in the UK since 2013.  She has since spoken publicly about the problems with the Social Care system on BBC Radio 4, Premier Christian Radio, The Guardian newspaper, local media and at events across London. She set up 'The Real Picture' Photography Exhibition Series, in the same year, as a way to engage communities, challenge perspectives, and raise awareness on a variety of issues that were often neglected, particularly the Social Care system in the UK.  She exhibited her own photographs in the exhibitions 'Mum, Dementia & I' and 'Lost and Found' which were funded by the Arts Council England and the Elephant Trust, and supported by the Alzheimers Society, Care England, Citizens UK, Tavistock and Portman NHS, and Penrose Care. Annemarie has also organised community events on dementia and, worked as a Dementia Friends Champion and given information sessions on Dementia in the local community.

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