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Kandice Holmes

Kandice Holmes (Bells) is a musician, photographer and community organiser with a background in Festivals and the music industry. Common Unity was founded initially as a personal art project “as a curious civilian” about how to sustain alternative living, in creative response to the gentrification of her community in Hackney Wick, East London - Save Hackney Wick

The two year journey started with asking “How can art help to shape alternative living, common spaces and sustainable systems for communities to thrive” and has so far led to living with a community off-grid in the Mojave Desert, CA to studying an MA in Design for Cultural Commons and will be a continued exploration.