Meet the team

Tascha is the founder and director of Assemblage, as well as a workshop facilitator, writer and creative based in London, who has worked in a variety of museums since studying English Literature and History of Art at the University of York. Her favourite thing to do is to explore London on foot before settling down with a notebook in a cosy café. She also enjoys writing articles and poems for her blog Tashtastic, making things (especially collage!), and having very long rants.
Illustrator of all the portraits on this page. Yelyzaveta is an illustrator and animator. She’s in her second year of BA illustration and Visual media course at LCC (UAL). Born and raised in Ukraine, she’s a London based creator whose work mostly revolves around nature, people and living. As an artist, she wants to inspire people to find beauty where no-one else can see it.
Karen is a journalist and poet who loves music and photography. She is a third year student at King’s College London, and the Editor in Chief of The King’s Poet. In her second year, she also led King’s literary and poetry societies. Among other publications, her writing is published in Apple Daily, Roar News and Have You Eaten Yet?.
Josh is an artist and Fine Art graduate from Central Saint Martins. His work focuses on people and places around London and his visual language has emerged through absorbing the influences of Colour Field painting and David Bomberg’s approach to drawing. He has exhibited at ‘RBA Rising Stars’ and FBA Futures at the Mall Galleries.
Amy originally studied Archaeology but has just finished a Masters in Social Anthropology at Edinburgh. She is back in London now, where she comes from, and currently works part-time as an editor for a publisher. She loves to travel and to write, and has recently started a blog to share her articles and poetry called dlohere. She is also currently trying to learn Italian.
Anita is a freelance journalist and writer with a background in Sociology and Gender Studies. She loves scribbling poems, writing articles about society and culture and drinking endless amounts of coffee!
Charlotte is a third-year photographer studying at Leeds Arts University. She’s a curious, enthusiastic individual and her practice explores human connection to nature: dreams, memory and presence. When she’s not photographing, you can find her obsessing over her two dogs, reading or walking (usually with her two sisters that she’s lucky enough to have as a triplet!).
Senah is a History of Art student at the University of York, and the current Director of their student run gallery, the Norman Rea. She loves curating surrounding current social issues, and loves visiting galleries as much as possible! She is really interested in breaking down the hierarchies surrounding art, and making it accessible.
Josie lives near Durham and has a degree in French and Classics. She is currently working in admin but really enjoys contemporary art exhibitions and also ‘Modern’ art more broadly. She particularly enjoys Surrealism and the Avant Garde, but also likes sculpture and performance art in a wider sense.
Pal is an artist and filmmaker currently studying Fine Art at Camberwell College of Arts. His practice mainly explores the relationship between stillness and dynamism. His work has been widely shown in London, namely at the Wallace Collection, National Portrait Gallery, and Mall Galleries. He was also a featured artist on SkyArts Portrait Artist of the Year.
Emily an Architectural Assistant Apprentice at AHMM. Alongside the apprenticeship, she is currently doing a BA Architecture degree at London South Bank University. Outside her work and studies, she enjoys bouldering, going to the theatre, and visiting art exhibitions. She is keen on the interdisciplinary nature of design and likes collaborating with people from different creative backgrounds.
Jessica is a postgraduate student studying Building History at the University of Cambridge. She works as an Assistant Heritage Consultant for Purcell in the east of England but has previously worked in galleries based in York and Leeds. Fascinated by all aspects of the built environment, she loves nothing more than hopping on a train to visit towns, cities, and villages to spot interesting features that help tell the story of a place.
Emma is an MA student studying History of Art at the Courtauld Institute of Art, and a recent graduate of the University of York. She is interested mainly in eighteenth and nineteenth century art and the construction of culture and identity. She also loves curating, and when she is not writing essays you can usually find her in a gallery!
Minnie is an artist who has particular affiliations for textiles and photography. She works as a photography assistant at Simon Brown Photography and is currently finishing her masters in Illustration at Camberwell College of Art.
Himarni is currently completing an interdisciplinary art course at Central Saint Martins. She has a background in neuroscience and has been involved in a number of creative projects, namely the Young People’s Guide to Self-Portraiture as part of the National Portrait Gallery’s youth forum.
Alessandro is from Naples, Italy. He recently graduated in foreign languages at the university of Modena e ReggioEmilia and can speak Italian, English, Spanish, and a little Chinese. He works as an ambassador for several humanitarian companies such as WWF and Save the Children. In his spare time, he plays guitar and piano and is currently taking a drama course in Modena, where he’s based.
Iryna is a Bachelor student of Jewellery design in Milan, Italy. Originally from Ukraine, but moved abroad following her passion for arts. She finds contemporary jewellery a unique means to connect the mind of the artist with the body of the wearer. She loves creating her own materials to work with and writing stories that later can be transformed into jewellery pieces.