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EUNICE OLUMIDE: Artisticity On Its Peek

This fresh face is known for her versatility across a variety of genres including action, drama and comedy roles.

This fresh face is known for her versatility across a variety of genres including action, drama and comedy roles.

Olumide was born in Edinburgh, Scotland. She has dual British and Nigerian nationality. Her civil servant mother, Victoria Monie, moved from Nigeria to Scotland when Olumide’s father, Abraham Olumide, was posted with the Navy to Rosyth in Fife. She achieved a first-class Bachelor of Arts degree in Communication and Mass Media at Glasgow Caledonian University.By the age of 21, she had a postgraduate degree in Film Studies at Queen Mary University of London and a MA in Metaphysics, after getting a scholarship to study at the University of Pennsylvania.

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Olumide appeared in Dazed & Confused, Dry, London Fashion Week Daily, Dansk, Tank, I.D., Grazia, Luire Magazine Japan, Harpers Bazaar, Hunger, Oyster, Papercut, New York, Bahrain Confidential, WAD Magazine,Retro, InStyle, Fabulous, Italian Vogue and British Vogue. She has worked with Zandra Rhodes, Myleen Klass, Gio Pomodoro, Caryn Franklin, NKWO, JJ Noki, and designers including Swarovski, Christopher Kane, Jil Sander, Adidas, Evisu, Kswiss, Henry Holland, Jacob Kimmie, Prada, Georgina Harding, Gucci, Jean Paul Gaultier, Tom Ford, Alexander Wang and Jacob Birge. Olumide has modelled for Top Shop, Mulberry, Tommy Hilfiger, Ugg, Lee Jeans, Toms, The Body Shop, Alexander Wang, Vivienne Westwood, Bunmi Koko, New Look and Harris Tweed.She is also as an ambassador for Fashion Targets, Adopt an Intern, FAD and worked with Climate Revolution.In 2018 Olumide’s released her debut book ‘How To Get Into Fashion’, focusing on exploitation in the industry and the impact of Fast Fashion. She was selected to appear at the prestigious Edinburgh International Book Festival, with a sell out show at The Spark Theatre, interviewed by Elizabeth Payton at The New York Times.As a prominent equal rights campaigner and activist she deliver a speech at the Houses of Commons and worked with union Equity to produce policy and etiquette to protect models in the work place. This led to regular appearances on Good Morning Britain hosted by Pierce Morgan.Screenshot 2020 05 10 at 73739 PM

 Her debut spring summer collection was inspired by her Afro-Scottish background and ancestry, a balance of European/British style tailoring and traditionally African fabric and patterns.In 2016 she collaborated with Puma, Top Shop and Evisu on selected pieces, and produced an accessories collection in 2017 consiting of spring summer and autumn winter sunglasses for men and women.In 2018 some of this went to the National Museum of Scotland archive. Olumide produced an On-Schedule show for the British Fashion Council for London Fashion Week.NGRGFW included question and answer sessions featuring Dennis Calpone, Afuah Hirsch, Emma Dabiri and Nish Kumar as well as a fashion show.

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Olumide is also a DJ and has worked with Dynamo, Grace Jones, Damian Marley and Nas. She has played at venues across Europe and the United States including The Apollo, Lovebox Festival, The Great Escapes Festival, The Groucho Club, Soho House, Glastonbury and Websterhall NYC withMatt Sorum.Olumide performed withSkepta, Wiley and joinedRoots Manuva‘s Banana Clan. She toured the United States with The Roots and Mos Def in Orlando, Miami, New York, Philadelphia and Atlanta, and at the Bonnaroo Music Festival, a four-day event in Tennessee. She also supported Police Academy’s Michael Winslow in the U.S. and UK.In 2018, Olumide joined 26 other celebrities at Metropolis Studios and performed an original Christmas song called Rock With Rudolph. The song was recorded in aid of Great Ormond Street Hospital and was released digitally on independent record label Saga Entertainment on the 30th November 2018. The music video debuted exclusively with The Sun on 29 November 2018 and had its first TV showing on Good Morning Britain on 30 November 2018. The song peaked at number two on the iTunes pop chart.

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Olumide played the character Afsha in BAFTA Award winning Trouble Sleeping. In 2017 she took on the role of Rosie in After Louisewhich starred Greg Wise. Olumide appeared in a short, One Sweet Oblivios Antidote’, withLenny Henry‘.She also had minor parts in Star Wars Rogue One, The Last Jedi and Absolutely Fabulous.In 2019 she landed a role in Noughts and Crosses alongside rapperStormzy, produced by Shawn Corey Carter also known as Jay Z at Roc Nation USA.

Olumide produced and directed a show Metamorph through Open Art Surgery at the Traverse Theatre and foundedThe Official Youth on the Fringe at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, then went on to secure the lead role in The Chicken Trial at the Pleasance courtyard.In 2017 she performed live at The Stand headlined by Stephen K Amos, Katherine Ryan, Trevor Noah and Dane Batiste. Olumide also produced rap comedy battles with a host of comedy talent including Romesh Ranganathan.

Screenshot 2020 05 10 at 75531 PMOlumide has appeared on BBC, Channel 5, ITV and Sky television. She went on to report live at the BAFTA Awards, and the Screen Nation Awards.and at Cannes Film Festival. Olumide interviewed Usain Bolt at the 2014 Commonwealth Games and went on to present on BBC Radio Scotland‘s late night show Music Match. In 2019 she presented The Sista Collective on BBC Radio 5 Live, interviewing Director Amma Asante and Singer Jamelia which in 2020 was nominated for the UK Arias Awards.Olumide featured in several episodes of John Bishop’s Britain and BBC Learning Zone. She appears regularly on BBC Radio and BBC Radio Scotland Olumide produced an exclusive feature with Vice magazine’s Andy Capper on his film Reincarnated starring Snoop Dogg(also known as Snoop Lion). In 2014, she did a feature on Andy Murray‘s win at Wimbledon with Judy Murray. Olumide has also interviewed comedians Doc Brown and Stephen K Amos.Screenshot 2020 05 10 at 75553 PM

In 2018 she presented on BBC Scotland’s Loop, and made several appearances on the Victoria Derbyshire Show, Secrets of The Royal Wardrobe and Question Time. Olumide was also a contributor on BBC One’s “Scotland’s Treasures”. In 2019 she was selected by the Mobo Awards, to interview Adrian Lester and Josie Rourke at the premier of Mary Queen of Scots starring Saoirse Ronan. She also participated as a panelist at the premier of The Hate You Give with George The Poet and featured on ITV’s hit seris Lorraine.


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