Jamal Gerald is an artist based in Leeds. His work is conversational, socially conscious, a celebration of individuality and focuses on identity and lived experiences. Mostly making the type of work that he wants to see. Trying to make sure that each piece he creates is a different form to the one he made before. He’s currently making a body of work, entitled ‘Boxes’, which is focusing on the concepts of labels and privilege. He has made work for poetry slams, films, parties, cafes and theatres. In 2016, he toured his first solo show ‘FADoubleGOT’. His work has been shown at SPILL Festival of Performance, West Yorkshire Playhouse, Homotopia, Queer Contact and Battersea Arts Centre.