The moment you recognise what is beautiful in this world, you stop being a slave. Muhammad Iqbal
Michele was born in London and grew up in Kent and studied a Masters degree in Graphic Fine Art at the Kent Institute of Art and Design and a Masters degree in Photography at the London Met
Identity, truth and gender are all subjects central to her work.
‘Feminist epistemology and philosophy of science studies the ways in which gender does and ought to influence our conceptions of knowledge, knowers, and practices of inquiry and justification. It identifies how dominant conceptions and practices of knowledge attribution, acquisition, and justification disadvantage women and other subordinated groups, and strives to reform them to serve the interests of these groups’. Stanford Encyclopedia of Philosophy
K Gallery Hampstead
Chronicled one of the most compelling human dramas of the 20th century in one of the Ottoman Empire’s richest cities. Almost two million people were caught up in a disaster of truly epic proportions. Through translated journals and extensive research Michele documented the perceived emotions of the oppressed with poetry, photography and collage. ..
Brick Lane. Whitechapel
A book of text and photography and a photographic exhibition about the transition from female to male, charting one very personal story of courage and bravery