Create

– Own your story –

“I think there are many ways to tell stories and each way is singular, unique, necessary”

Our services

What we do

We create and support projects in a number of sectors :

To create personalised and sustainable strategies for small, medium and large businesses, we propose a suite of offerings – inclusive of consultations, strategic meetings (virtual and in person), as well as tailored packages defined by your objectives. Our rates are evaluated based upon the type of collaboration you seek and the estimated time needed to reach your objectives. 

Business development

Brand messaging & storytelling

Editorial & content strategy

Cultural event & experience planning

Business development

Brand messaging & storytelling

Editorial & content strategy

Cultural event & experience planning

Social media & marketing strategy

Contemporary art exhibition curation

Direction and production for photography & video

Hosting & press relations

Social media & marketing strategy

Contemporary art exhibition curation

Direction and production for photography & video

Hosting & press relations

Strategy

We are looking to build brand awareness and longevity through a deep dive into a company or an individual’s intention(s) and objectives. Today more than ever, our clients want a brand that represents who they are, what their story is and what they value. They want a brand that they can be proud of. 

Our role is to channel the exceptional in your story and to make your brand stand out. To do that, we believe in taking the right amount of time to brainstorm and strategise as well as in collectively creating the best solutions to tend to your project, grow your audience and ultimately drive success.

Our projects

Dakar biennale

La furie (Prisca Munkeni Monnier)

- Photographer - 2020/21-

AYA Consulting is partnering with the artist and Dakar-based concept store & gallery, Lulu Senegal to host and curate its first art residency and subsequent exhibition (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

Sophie le hire

- Visual artist, illustrator & curator - 2019/20 -

Art Consultancy; Social Media Strategy; Tailor-made Content Calendar & Writing; Artistic Direction & Experiential Marketing Strategy  (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

Maam samba

- Senegalese fairtrade clothing & lifestyle Brand - 2019 -

Global Messaging & Storytelling; International Creative Communications Strategy; Social Media Strategy; Creative Direction & Production; Press Relations, Production of the Brand Media Kit, Business Advisory (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

For Creative Girls - Meetup Paris & Dakar

- Online creative platform - 2019 -

Immersive Event Planning Hosting. AYA Consulting hosted the first European For Creative Girls Meet-Up in partnership with Parisian brand, Maison Chateau Rouge (Paris, France)

Dakar biennale

Where are you from

- by Sabina McKenna, Australian author & curator - 2019/20 -

Art Consultancy; Immersive Event Planning; Sponsor Research; Contemporary Art Exhibition Co-Curation, Public Relations. The first installation of the exhibition launch was due to take place at the AfroPunk Paris Festival in July of 2020 (the latter was canceled due to the pandemic of COVID-19) (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

island girls rock

- London-based non-profit celebrating Caribbean heritage & culture - 2018 -

Experiential & Promotional Marketing Strategy; Immersive event planning & hosting (incl. technical & logistical support, photography & videography) at Aujourd’hui Demain (Vegan Concept Store); Public Relations (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

Broda

- French print & digital magazine celebrating entrepreneurs of color - 2018/19 -

Editorial direction; Creative direction and production for the magazine cover; Copywriting and editing (Caen, France).

Dakar biennale

Dream whilst black

- British web series - 2018 -

Official Sponsoring of the 4-Quarter Films-produced web series in France; Experiential Marketing; Press Screening Hosting for the general public as well as for Culture journalists, editorialists & bloggers (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

Afrolitt

- Online literary platform - 2018/19 -

Market Research & Analysis; Platform Branding & Digital Marketing Strategy; Fundraising (Crowdfunding) Strategy & Planning; Design & Content Creation for the Afrolitt website & The Afrolitt Web series (TAW) Media Kits; TAW was nominated in the documentary category at the international online film festival Women’s Voices Now (Geneva, Switzerland).

Dakar biennale

Dans ma culotte

- French feminine hygiene company - 2018 -

Brand Awareness, International Brand Building & Tone of Voice Consultancy; Visual Identity Design (Visual Storytelling); Bespoke International Brand Identity Research (Caen, France).

Dakar biennale

El marto

- Visual artist & illustrator - 2017 -

Portfolio Content Editing & Strengthening. El Marto successfully applied to the artist residency at Correctiv’, an alternative news organisation (Berlin, Germany).

Dakar biennale

Alexis Peskine

- Visual Artist & photographer - 2015 -

Multidisciplinary & immersive Art Workshop Facilitation at the Edna Manley School of the Visual & Performing Arts; Contemporary Art Exhibition Curation; Production & Publishing of the exhibition catalog. The “Silent Stars” exhibition was held at the historical the Mansion, in Devon House (Kingston, Jamaica).

Dakar biennale

Tamara Thomas

- Dancer, choreographer & lecturer - 2014/15 -

Branding, Experiential & Promotional Marketing Strategy; Fundraising Strategy; Event Planning & Hosting; Location Scouting. The Youth Dance & Music Ensemble founded and directed  by our client was granted permission to host rehearsals at Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey Museum (Kingston, Jamaica).

Dakar biennale

La furie (Prisca Munkeni Monnier)

- Photographer - 2020/21-

AYA Consulting is partnering with the artist and Dakar-based concept store & gallery, Lulu Senegal to host and curate its first art residency and subsequent exhibition (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

Sophie le hire

- Visual artist, illustrator & curator - 2019/20 -

Art Consultancy; Social Media Strategy; Tailor-made Content Calendar & Writing; Artistic Direction & Experiential Marketing Strategy  (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

Maam samba

- Senegalese fairtrade clothing & lifestyle Brand - 2019 -

Global Messaging & Storytelling; International Creative Communications Strategy; Social Media Strategy; Creative Direction & Production; Press Relations, Production of the Brand Media Kit, Business Advisory (Dakar, Senegal).

Dakar biennale

For Creative Girls - Meetup Paris & Dakar

- Online creative platform - 2019 -

Immersive Event Planning Hosting. AYA Consulting hosted the first European For Creative Girls Meet-Up in partnership with Parisian brand, Maison Chateau Rouge (Paris, France)

Dakar biennale

Where are you from

- by Sabina McKenna, Australian author & curator - 2019/20 -

Art Consultancy; Immersive Event Planning; Sponsor Research; Contemporary Art Exhibition Co-Curation, Public Relations. The first installation of the exhibition launch was due to take place at the AfroPunk Paris Festival in July of 2020 (the latter was canceled due to the pandemic of COVID-19) (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

island girls rock

- London-based non-profit celebrating Caribbean heritage & culture - 2018 -

Experiential & Promotional Marketing Strategy; Immersive event planning & hosting (incl. technical & logistical support, photography & videography) at Aujourd’hui Demain (Vegan Concept Store); Public Relations (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

Broda

- French print & digital magazine celebrating entrepreneurs of color - 2018/19 -

Editorial direction; Creative direction and production for the magazine cover; Copywriting and editing (Caen, France).

Dakar biennale

Dream whilst black

- British web series - 2018 -

Official Sponsoring of the 4-Quarter Films-produced web series in France; Experiential Marketing; Press Screening Hosting for the general public as well as for Culture journalists, editorialists & bloggers (Paris, France).

Dakar biennale

Afrolitt

- Online literary platform - 2018/19 -

Market Research & Analysis; Platform Branding & Digital Marketing Strategy; Fundraising (Crowdfunding) Strategy & Planning; Design & Content Creation for the Afrolitt website & The Afrolitt Web series (TAW) Media Kits; TAW was nominated in the documentary category at the international online film festival Women’s Voices Now (Geneva, Switzerland).

Dakar biennale

Dans ma culotte

- French feminine hygiene company - 2018 -

Brand Awareness, International Brand Building & Tone of Voice Consultancy; Visual Identity Design (Visual Storytelling); Bespoke International Brand Identity Research (Caen, France).

Dakar biennale

El marto

- Visual artist & illustrator - 2017 -

Portfolio Content Editing & Strengthening. El Marto successfully applied to the artist residency at Correctiv’, an alternative news organisation (Berlin, Germany).

Dakar biennale

Alexis Peskine

- Visual Artist & photographer - 2015 -

Multidisciplinary & immersive Art Workshop Facilitation at the Edna Manley School of the Visual & Performing Arts; Contemporary Art Exhibition Curation; Production & Publishing of the exhibition catalog. The “Silent Stars” exhibition was held at the historical the Mansion, in Devon House (Kingston, Jamaica).

Dakar biennale

Tamara Thomas

- Dancer, choreographer & lecturer - 2014/15 -

Branding, Experiential & Promotional Marketing Strategy; Fundraising Strategy; Event Planning & Hosting; Location Scouting. The Youth Dance & Music Ensemble founded and directed  by our client was granted permission to host rehearsals at Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey Museum (Kingston, Jamaica).

Dakar biennale

Tamara Thomas

- Dancer, choreographer & lecturer - 2014/15 -

Branding, Experiential & Promotional Marketing Strategy; Fundraising Strategy; Event Planning & Hosting; Location Scouting. The Youth Dance & Music Ensemble founded and directed  by our client was granted permission to host rehearsals at Liberty Hall: The Legacy of Marcus Garvey Museum (Kingston, Jamaica).

Creative community

We are a global community of creators and storytellers who can be called to work together or independently. Our collaborations are organic. The stories we tell are authentic. Our work matters.

Ami Weickaane

Creative Strategist, Art Director – Dakar

Pamela Ohene-Nyako

Multimedia Storyteller – Geneva

Randy Richards

Photographer, Filmmaker – Kingston

Theodora Valente

Dancer, Choreographer, Actor – Paris

Sophie Le Hire

Visual Artist, Curator – Dakar

Henry Robinson

Photographer , Videographer – London

Marlon James

Photographer – Port-of-Spain

Gaêl Rapon

Photographer – Paris

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"Après avoir échangé longuement sur ce qu’on voulait développer dans notre journal on a très vite vu qu’on était sur la même longueur d’onde et qu’on avait en face de nous une agence qui était très sensible à la cause de la communauté noire de France et notamment à la démarche entrepreneuriale . En plus de ce cette vision identique, Muna a fait par la suite partie plus qu’intégrante de BRODA pour en devenir notre rédactrice en chef. Son expérience dans le domaine à été d’une grande aide mais c’est son professionnalisme qui a permis au journal d’être tout de suite crédible auprès de nos lecteurs et différents partenaires."

Lif'B | Broda creators

Print & digital magazine, New Kituba

"Personne très sérieuse, méticuleuse et en meme temps ouverte sur beaucoup de sujets tels que l’Art, le Design, la musique, l’actualité… Ce que j’apprécie chez Muna, c’est son engagement, sa lucidité à voir le monde et pas que sous un seul angle. Elle a récemment écrit un article engagé sur ma résidence à Berlin et ma pratique artistique qui m’a beaucoup plu. Pour finir, elle fait partie de ces rares personnes qui sont capables de travailler sur plusieurs projets et... chose plus rare... de les mener avec succès !"

El Marto

Visual Artist & Illustrator

"The IGR team has worked with the amazing crew of AYA Consulting (founded by fellow island girl Muna Lobé) to make this event happen and we could not be more grateful. This year has been about nurturing our international presence and ensuring that Island Girls throughout the Diaspora are heard, seen and fully represented in all we do. The support has been so beautiful and we are truly further motivated to keep telling our stories  in as many ways as possible. We are growing, we are evolving and we are grateful."

Island Girls Rock

Caribbean Non Profit Organisation

"Muna provided the perfect balance between the structure of a project manager meanwhile accommodating the fluidity that comes with working with artists. Throughout the entire process of hosting the “Dreaming Whilst Black” Season Finale in Paris, Muna accommodated our needs as well as promoted us in regions that we would not have reached otherwise. We enjoyed the atmosphere and energy at all three sponsored events which was largely due to her organisation and marketing. Nine months have passed and we are still benefitting from those efforts. We would definitely look forward to collaborating with her again in the future."

Adjani Salmon

Producer, Writer & Actor

"Working with Muna and her collaborators has been a great experience as she helped me shape this project in a way that would best resonate in Kingston (Jamaica), and have a better impact locally. Indeed, Muna is a person who knows how to listen and thoroughly understand someone’s vision. Her practical suggestions enrich the creative process. She thinks and works really fast and is definitely resourceful in terms of meeting demands and solving problems. Very quickly, she mounted a very clear proposal, both coherent and aesthetically pleasing. Muna is a well-travelled anthropologist and an outspoken humanist who has the confidence and ability to eloquently develop and articulate thoughts and ideas, but who also has enough humility to constantly question facts and truths, including the ones she holds dear."

Alexis Peskine

Visual Artist & Photographer

"AYA Consulting set up preliminary meetings to gauge my interest, seriousness and ultimate vision for what I was trying to build. We carefully began crafting a vision for my dance initiatives, grounded in a keen understanding of what I wanted and how I saw myself in the future. In contracting with AYA to create my brand, although it was completely client-led, I felt the freedom to wholly embrace any insight, ideas and critiques that came by way of the consultancy. Muna and her team are an invaluable entity. Smart, savvy and stylish, they make you feel like you are part of the team. They are thorough and dedicated and, most of all, genuine. They fully avail themselves to the client’s process to advance the cause and they do so with such grace. Anyone who has the pleasure of working with AYA will only be better off.”

Tamara Thomas

Dancer, Choreographer, Director of Arts Education Programs