Kayleigh Daniels Dated
Playing on the concept ‘sex sells’, the web platform ‘Kayleigh Daniels Dated’ pairs 12 risqué short stories, by project creator Almaz Ohene, with 12 informative health features by expert writers.
Kayleigh Daniels, 30, is a fictional character whose unapologetically licentious dating exploits are published each month for a year, accompanied by a hot, full-colour illustration.
A theme from each story is developed and commissioned for its companion information feature – written by doctors, therapists and facilitators from the fields of gynaecology, sexual health, sex therapy, and psychiatry – to demystify taboos surrounding women’s sexuality.
The responsive website, featuring original illustrations by Visual-Ess, Parys Gardener, and iconography by Nat Mortimer, has been designed with a nod to millennial aesthetics – bright, clean visuals are teamed with a pared-back user experience and carefully curated social media channels.
Selected stories (NSFW)
Nine-minute audio story – ‘Close Shave’, Dipsea app, August 2019
Client: Basement Orchestra
Adaptation of George Gershwin’s jazz opera ‘Porgy & Bess’ for performance at Grimeborn Music Festival, August 2017
Development: Take Flight Hub
Masterclass attendee – ‘Volatile Space: The fundamentals of dialogue and location in playwriting’, July 2020.
Development: Kiln Theatre
Almaz was one of the emerging dramatists chosen to take part in the Kiln Theatre ‘NW Artist Development Programme’, which ran throughout May 2020.