Episode 044 | Forever Forwards | Abdou Cisse & Akwasi Poku

Episode 044 | Forever Forwards | Abdou Cisse & Akwasi Poku

By Out Of Home Podcast

The Out of Home Podcast

Wednesday, 30 September

Introducing Forever Forwards, a new series that will highlight talented individuals throughout Black History Month. The guests for the first episode are Senior Creatives, Abdou Cisse & Akwasi Poku. Hailing from South East London, Abdou & Akwasi talk about their background and how they got into the creative industry (2:33 + 7:35). The creative duo then share what they love the most about black culture (17:45 + 18.45) and discuss being free and not diluting themselves just to ‘fit in’. Abdou & Akwasi speak about their creative influences & idols, (40:28 + 45:00) in advertising, design, and much more, including the likes of Virgil Abloh, Daniel Arsham & Kanye West.
The guys speak on owning their narrative, (50:16) & (54:08) and the inspiration behind self-directed films such as ‘Serious Tingz’ and ‘Lock Off’. An insightful and powerful conversation, with two young film-makers who are turning heads in their industry due to their artistic eyes and unique insights.

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