Ica Headlam is Creative Practitioner based in Aberdeen. He moved to Scotland in 2004 and is also a qualified Social Worker who works with vulnerable young adults across the city.
In late 2017 Ica started to independently produce and host Creative Me Podcast a weekly show that explores creativity and arts in the North East of Scotland, with the aim of drawing a wider focus on Aberdeen’s creative community.
To date the podcast has been commissioned for the Look Again Festival, Northland’s Creative, and City Moves Dance Live Festival. Ica has also contributed to BBC Three article on Racial Gaslighting in 2020, and featured on BBC radio Scotland series for Black History month which focused on Black creatives who have made Scotland their home.
He is also the founder of We Are Here Scotland a platform that aims to amplify the voices of Black and POC artists and creatives across Scotland’s creative industries.
Ica is a strong advocate for representation across the arts and values the importance of open and honest dialogue.