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Maybelle Peters is a London based artist and filmmaker working in film and CGI. Her practice focuses on storytelling using documentary, historical events, literature and oral narratives. She gained her bachelors degree in Animation at Farnham where she made her first commissioned film for BBC2. Her Channel 4 commissioned film, Mama Lou, has been shown extensively at animation festivals including Annecy, Ottawa and the Edinburgh Film Festival as well as broadcast television. She is the recipient of the inaugural Womxn of Colour art award. Her work was shown as part of ‘The Place is Here’ exhibition at Nottingham Contemporary and South London Gallery in 2017. Maybelle is a practice-based PhD candidate at UCA Farnham and her practice which explores allegorical tales and myth making gleans stories from objects, personal rituals and an archive of ephemera, gestures and sounds.


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The Place is Here – The Work of Black Artists in 1980s Britain Edited by Nick Aikens and Elizabeth Robles ISBN 978-3-956794-66-7 
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Mirage Enigmas of Race, Difference and Desire 
ISBN 090526384-7 9 780905263847 

British Animation - The Channel 4 Factor Claire Kitson Publisher: Indiana University Press (1796) 

Women and Animation - a compendium edited by Jayne Pilling ISBN 0 85170 3771

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