zaire "zyyear" love
Zaire Love is a multi-disciplinary artist, filmmaker, TEDx speaker, and entrepreneur from Memphis, TN. Her work is an ode to being black and southern in America because the black South has always had meaningful “cornbread” to share. Her mission is to honor and amplify the stories and voices of the Black South.
She is a graduate of Spelman College, Houston Baptist University, and the University of Mississippi where she graduated Summa Cum Laude from all institutions.Zaire is currently a freelance filmmaker, music maker, documentary photographer, and creative director. She recently founded the ideation and film agency, Creative Cornbread.
knowledge, facts, and authentic art that raises the consciousness of those who partake.
what i've been cookin' up
INDIE MEMPHIS | BLACK SCREENWRITER FELLOW | 2020
SOUTHERN DOCUMENTARY FUND | RESEARCH + DEVELOPMENT GRANT 2020
WALTER ANDERSON CURATORIAL FELLOW 2020
CROSSTOWN ARTS RESIDENCY | MEMPHIS, TN | FEBRUARY- MAY 2020
MAGNIFYING GLASS FELLOWSHIP OXFORD FILM FESTIVAL | DECEMBER 2019
SOUTHERN FOODWAYS ALLIANCE FILM INTERNSHIP | JUNE 2019
GRADUATE SUMMER FELLOWSHIP | JUNE 2019
RURAL PROJECT GRANT | INDIE GRITS | DECEMBER 2018
BLACK CREATORS FELLOWSHIP | INDIE MEMPHIS NOVEMBER 2018