Aina Fadina’s Webseries "I of Africa" Season Two

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Aina Fadina shown with Blitz The Ambassador

I OF AFRICA PROFILES YINKA ILORI, DEOLA SAGOE, KLUK CGDT,  BLITZ THE AMBASSADOR, AND MORE IN NEW SERIES REVEALING AFRICA’S INFLUENCE ON BUSINESS, FASHION, ART, & MUSIC

Production has begun on the second season of Aina Fadina’s webseries I of Africa.

The series features Africans and friends of Africa, performing progressive work around the world, be it in art, fashion, music or business. I of Africa broaches the greater topic of what it means to be an African through  a kaleidoscope of individual stories,  she curates the beauty, culture and spirit of Africa. Her creative lens passionately explores the global influence the continent has on the entire world.

The series shows guests in their element. Aina has shot in Lagos, Cape Town, New York, Paris and London where she interviewed innovators in Africa and the Diaspora. Some of her guests include Nigerian Designer Deola Sagoe, Kenyan DJ of BBC extra DJ Edu, British Nigerian Yinka Ilori, Ghanaian American rapper Blitz the Ambassador, South African design team Kluk CGDT, and Nigerian artist Seun Kuti. Previous episodes include Lisa Folawiyo, Tsemaye Binitie, and Andy Okoroafor.

Aina Fadina is an established model who does in-house work for Oscar De La Renta, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Versace, and successfully parlayed her experience in the creative business to the producers seat. Aina also worked on mini documentaries, including the Big Chop with the New York Times, The Progress of Love, a collaborative project between the Menil Collection, Houston, Centre for Contemporary Art, Lagos and the Pulitzer Foundation for the Arts, St. Louis.

“I wanted to create something that celebrates individualism by telling inspirational stories on and from the African continent and the Diaspora,” she says Fadina.

I of Africa is shooting in Lagos during Lagos Fashion Design Week and has plans to head to Accra in December.

Nigerian born Aina Fadina is an established fashion and commercial model who leveraged her experience in the fashion world to become a producer and a creative consultant that strives for continued innovation and reinvention in an ever evolving creative industry.

Represented by Muse Model Agency in NYC and Ice Models in Cape Town, Aina has worked as an in-house model for global designers including Oscar De La Renta, Alexander McQueen, Fendi, Versace and Bergdorf Goodman. Aina has appeared in Harper’s Bazaar, Italian Vogue and Marie Claire.

Aina has worked with notable African-born designers including Duro Olowu, Mimi Plange, Tsemaye Binitie, and Omer Asim. Keep up to date with the journey on:

Reel: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=52e9hdQDhzM&feature=youtu.be

Youtube: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UCVjaA3BY26GhVuc_TRLbb0Q

Twitter: @aina_fadina

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Facebook https://www.facebook.com/Iofafrica

Instagram @ainafadina Aina FadinaFounder I of Africa

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