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Aïda Muluneh

Aïda Muluneh Website > Thu 21 Jul 2022 - Fri 30 Sep 2022 Born in Ethiopia in 1974, Aïda left the country at a young age and spent an itinerant childhood between Yemen and England. After several years in a boarding school in Cyprus, she finally settled in Canada in 1985. In 2000, she graduated with a degree from the Communication Department with a major in Film from Howard University in Washington D.C. After graduation she worked as a photojournalist […]

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Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream

Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream Until 4th December A new display honouring the music, people and places central to the grime scene and its roots in East London. Co-curated by one of the first cameramen of grime, Roony 'RiskyRoadz’ Keefe, Grime Stories: from the corner to the mainstream is a brand new, free display that explores the history of grime in East London and the community at its heart. Grime music emerged almost twenty years ago in […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 21 4

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ETERNALLY YOURS – SOMERSET HOUSE

CARE, REPAIR & HEALING 16 Jun - 25 Sep 2022 Showcasing diverse examples of creative reuse, from historical samples of the Japanese art of Kintsugi and Boro, which embrace upcycling and repurposing, to works from contemporary artists who put repair at the heart of their practice, Eternally Yours explores the unexpectedly hopeful and healing stories that repair reveals. In light of the recent global pandemic, the exhibition seeks to unpack how ‘repair’ can guide both our individual and collective healing. […]

todaySeptember 8, 2022 11 5

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Rebel Dread: The Story of Don Letts

Media Producer: Phil Hunt, Mark Vennis Available: 4 March 2022 REBEL DREAD is the story of Don Letts, a first-generation British-born Black filmmaker, DJ, musician, and cultural commentator. The film frames Don’s story with the 1968 Enoch Powell ‘Rivers of Blood’ speech and the 2018 ‘hostile environment’ immigration policy. The film covers Don’s relationship with the nascent punk scene of the 1970s and 80s – how rastas and punks found a common bond, both outside of the mainstream, and how Don introduced reggae to […]

todayFebruary 25, 2022 134 15

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Amy: Beyond the Stage

Amy: Beyond the Stage OPEN UNTIL 10 APRIL 2022 The Design Museum: The Design Museum is located at 224 - 238 Kensington High Street, London W8 6AG. What to expect: Amy Winehouse’s unmistakable voice, confessional lyrics and iconic look, made her one of the music world's most beloved artists. Discover the story of Amy’s early career through her recordings and teenage notebooks to unravel the creative process behind her music, and pay tribute to her rich range of influences, from […]

todayJanuary 26, 2022 53 12

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Life Between Islands: Celebrating 70 years of Caribbean-British art

Life Between Islands: A major new exhibition at Tate Britain celebrating 70 years of Caribbean-British art: Tate Britain Millbank, London SW1P 4RG 1 December 2021 – 3 April 2022 £16 / Free with ticket for Members Concessions available Heroines Liz Johnson Artur, Joy Gregory, Roshini Kempadoo, Marcia Michael and Ingrid Pollard are featured in new exhibition, Life Between Islands, at Tate Britain until April 3, 2022 Showcasing seventy years of Caribbean-British art over four generations, Life Between Islands – a major new exhibition at Tate Britain […]

todayJanuary 4, 2022 70 10

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Helen Cammock: Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks

Concrete Feathers and Porcelain Tacks is a new film and installation project from artist, Helen Cammock. Fri 15 Oct 2021 - Sun 13 Feb 2022 The Photographers' Gallery 6-18 Ramillies St, London W1F 7LW Helen Cammock was born in 1970 in Staffordshire. She lives and works in Brighton and London. Cammock explores social histories through film, photography, print, text, song and performance. She is motivated by her commitment to questioning mainstream historical narratives around blackness, womanhood, wealth, power, poverty and vulnerability. Mining […]

todayJanuary 4, 2022 24 6

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David Shrigley, Mayfair Tennis Ball Exchange

David Shrigley, Mayfair Tennis Ball Exchange, 2021. Wooden shelves, tennis balls, neon and badges. Stephen Friedman Gallery: 25-28 Old Burlington St, London W1S 3AN Until Saturday January 8 2022 FREE ENTRY David Shrigley Installation view of Mayfair Tennis Ball Exchange is Surrounded by a smattering of chic storefronts, a glowing green neon sign spells out the exhibition’s title, a cheeky nod to the irony of its location. Visitors are encouraged to fetch their own tennis ball and bring it in […]

todayJanuary 4, 2022 24 5

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Neil Kenlock MBE

Neil Kenlock, born in Jamaica, travelled to London in the 1960s at the age of twelve as part of the Windrush Generation. He has lived in the city ever since and went on to become a co-founder of Choice FM, the first successful radio station granted a licence to cater for the black community in Britain. Neil Kenlock is a British Black Panther, he documented Black culture and racism through his photography, he is also one of the founders of […]

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