Hey, I'm Kayko!
New York, New York
Kayko is a Brooklyn born creative director, artist, musician and student at New York University who seeks to provide underrepresented communities platforms to amplify their own history. Her process involves documentary film and podcast that transforms the art form of storytelling into interpersonal community-based action.
Through Girls Learn International, Kayko led fundraiser campaigns which built a classroom in Uganda in 2018. In 2020 she founded the podcast series, The KnowUp, to support today’s youths’ expression and discourse around pressing issues on politics, economy, society, and metaphysics.
Kayko is passionate about African-diasporic dancing, voguing with the Gorgeous House of Gucci (as seen on HBO Max’s Legendary) and hip-hop dance. She also began playing the saxophone at 9 years old and has performed at The House of Yes, The Bushwick Public House after being discovered while busking in New York City. Her goal is to create meaningful art which offers others the opportunity and resources to express their truths’ and more.