A limited items merch capsule collection .
Curated and designed by Jessi M’Bengue and her fellow artist partner on this project , her mother . This first edition of merch was handmade in Dakar, Senegal ,using locally sourced fabrics .All proceeds of this collection goes to the ‘Elevate’ program of ElleRise.
‘Elevate’ is an annual fund allocated to emerging artists to finance the creation/execution and marketing of one of their creative projects
Imra’a is a series of events curated by Jessi M'bengue ( 2017/2018-Los Angeles ,2019-London/NY, 2021-Abidjan, 2022-Paris for le Off de la Biennale de Dakar) that centers around showcasing work from predominantly female artists (established and/or non-established) and having open discussions on the creative industry / the difficulties and solutions those artists have encountered and implemented int