Surrealism seen through a Black British lens, at the Horniman An Ode to Afrosurrealism, a new photographic art exhibition (opening 17 October) at the Horniman Museum and Gardens in south London, explores contemporary relationships with spiritualism, reality and surrealism, through a Black British lens. The 25-strong photo series is the
African-European Narratives is a storytelling project that addresses the interplay of African and European cultures, widely present in contemporary European societies, rooted in the personal and family stories of many Europeans. Stories of a post-colonial present, of African origin and descent, of colonial memory and post-memory, of wars and conflict,
A weekend of talks and performances dedicated to the notion of Black Travel, curated by Johny Pitts, TV host and author of the forthcoming publication ‘Afropean: Documenting Black Europe’. Within the general notion of travelling, we will look to complicate an area overly hinged on white, masculine, heteronormative experiences, and
Inspired by the Harlem Renaissance, this October Afropean hosts a Weekend at Bozar, Brussels Dedicated to the notion of Black Travel. Featuring live performances and readings by Zap Mama, Caryl Phillips, Tete-Michel Kpomassie (An African in Greenland) in conversation with Claude Grunitzky (True Africa), Jessica De Abreu (Black Archives), Lola Akinmade
The 7th Biennial Network Conference: “Afroeuropeans: Black In/Visibilities Contested” is an important platform for the production of knowledge in the pertinent field of transdisciplinary research on racism, black cultures and identities in Europe. It also offers the opportunity to strengthen and widen networks between scholars, activists and artists that question structural racism
Brexit – the UK’s exit from the EU – will lead to the most significant economic and political shake up of the UK in 50 years. Much has been written about what it means for different parts of the country, in terms of generationally, class and Britain’s place in the world.