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
The dust has settled and the buzz has finally faded – or rather it has dispersed into and energised other projects – so it feels like the right time to look back at our “Looking B(l)ack Travel Symposium”, highlighting some of our favourite videos and photos from this landmark event
A few years ago, on a snowy January evening, a stranger mistook me for someone they had seen the previous week, aboard an evening train heading to Frankfurt. The moment lasted seconds, but our brief encounter would serve as a catalyst for what became a lifelong journey of (self) discovery.
Few arts have developed the idea of Afropean as an aesthetic like music. Presented here are ten particularly beautiful videos born from a musician’s vision in which something fresh emerges from what W.E.B DuBois described as the ‘double consciousness’ of the black diaspora experience. They are also videos that transport