Written within the Stars 2022 will function 12 singles who will take part in a social experiment to assist them discover love based mostly on astrology. Ashley Tamuno is likely one of the 12 contestants set to go away it to destiny and the astrologers of the present. Ashley, whose most well-liked pronouns are he/they, is a style pupil and a mannequin with Crumb Company.
They’re initially from London and used style as an escape from actuality whereas rising up. Nonetheless, they felt unrepresented as a queer individual of colour. With their style, they goal to problem the binary. Becoming a member of them on the present can be 11 different singles searching for love.
Discovery’s official synopsis of the present reads:
“Written within the Stars is a scorching new actuality/relationship collection which places contestants’ love lives within the arms of the world’s high astrologers. On this audacious social experiment, 12 single strangers, all determined to seek out love and every representing one of many 12 indicators of the zodiac, arrive at a mysterious villa in Greece to seek out they’ve been matched with somebody within the group.”
Ashley Tamuno is on their option to discover love on Written within the Stars
Ashley Tamuno, who additionally goes by Ashley Charles Burr, is a style design pupil on the College for the Inventive Arts. In addition they studied on the College of the Arts in London.
The upcoming Written within the Stars contestant may nonetheless be on their option to changing into a designer however has already made a reputation for themself within the style business as a mannequin and is at the moment a mannequin with Crumb company.
Their bio on the company’s web site states that they’ve beforehand labored as a performer in queer nightlife, hosted occasions, and appeared in reside talks. They’ve additionally collaborated with manufacturers resembling BOSS, Extra Pleasure, Sandra Lee MD Skincare, and Estrid.
Rising up, they discovered an escape in style however was conscious of the underrepresentation of queer folks of colour. A few of their earliest reminiscences embody watching motion pictures about princesses the place they fell in love with their outfits. Modeling wasn’t part of their plan; whereas they all the time needed to attempt it, they didn’t suppose they’d be good at it.
In a dialog with Noctis Journal, they stated:
“I keep in mind filling in a type considering it was a joke. That was 2 years in the past, and looking out again I most likely wouldn’t have believed my confidence may multiply a lot.”
The Written within the Stars contestant stated that the challenges of working within the artistic subject offered them with a type of achievement. Whereas, at occasions, they virtually really feel just like the limitations are there to maintain the business “pristine and untouchable,” they need to break these limitations.
“Not as a type of political resistance, I need to do it for myself.”
Ashley likes to concentrate on how the idea of energy is mirrored in gendered style and, because of this, focuses on womenswear, with which they goal to problem the idea of gender and the binary.
They additional said that they intend to type a biosphere they will create in. They do not suppose that style simply mirrors and influences politics; it does the identical with the setting. They need to be certain that their designs work inside the constraints of the actual world but in addition proceed to problem boundaries.
Within the trailer of Written within the Stars, they stated that that they had tried the entire apps, and the trailer additionally teases a possible match, nevertheless it appears somewhat sophisticated. Discover out what’s going to occur when the present premieres on Sunday, November 27, at Discovery+.