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Black Blossoms Conference: Celebrating Black Women @ UAL // November 14th

29th October 2015 |

The Black Blossoms Conference 2015 will be launched at London College of Fashion November 14. We will be celebrating and exploring socio-political issues around Black British Womanhood.

You’re invited to join Shades of Noir & UAL Students Union for a day full of  discussion, … Read More

Inaugural Black in Design Conference @ Harvard University // 9-10th October

18th September 2015 |

The Black in Design Conference, organized by the African American Student Union (AASU) at the Harvard Graduate School of Design (GSD), seeks to simultaneously recognize the contributions of African Descendants to the design fields and to broaden our definition of … Read More

[Film + Fashion] The History of Fresh Weekender – 24th & 25th October // London

15th September 2015 |

“The History of Fresh” is a weekender that will celebrate and chronicle the relationship streetwear has with popular culture in the US and here, in the UK.

On Saturday 24th, there’ll be a preview screening of highly anticipated streetwear documentary … Read More

Afrofutures UK Conference + Exhibition @ Manchester Digital Lab // 10th October

12th September 2015 |

AfroFutures_UK is a collective dedicated exploring the future black experience through interdisciplinary research and creating disruptive technologies.

The seminal event will be held on 10th October from 10am – 6pm at the Manchester Digital Laboratory. It will be an Afrofuturist … Read More

[Talk] I’ve Come to Take You Home: Photography & Black, Female Performance @ Tate Modern // Nov 7th

9th September 2015 |

This talk is part of a series taking place during The Tate Modern’s two-day conference which explores the complex and dynamic evolution of the history of women in photography, from early commercial practices, to the impact of World War II … Read More

[Film + Talks] Regenerated Futures @ The Bussey Building // 11th September

9th September 2015 |

Regenerated Futures is an immersive double-event exploring co-joined futures of ‘regeneration’ in London’s shifting social and political landscape and creative black subcultures from across the globe. Brought to you by Project 27.

DOORS OPEN 12.15pm

/ PART 1

Regeneration: An … Read More

[Shoes Talk] Clarks in Jamaica – 14th August @ The V&A

20th July 2015 |

This is a story of infatuation, fascination and love for iconic shoes that have gained cult status for over 60 years.

Join Al ‘Fingers’ Newman, Professor Paul Gilroy, Bunny ‘Striker’ Lee and Lance Clark, as they discuss this phenomenon that … Read More

#BCAFilmFest Salons: Black Genius + Revolt and Revolution / Black in the Digital Age + Soul Cinema – July 17th & 24th

13th July 2015 |

Black Cultural Archives’ Film Festival Staying Power: Black Britain On Screen is a capsule collection of iconic cinematic snapshots; a time-traveller’s journey from the 1950s to 2015. Inspired by BCA’s current exhibition Staying Power, this festival of critically acclaimed films, rarely seen shorts … Read More

[Artist Talk] In Conversation with Hip Hop Illustrator Andre LeRoy Davis @ Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building – July 8th // NYC

8th July 2015 |

As part of his one man show retrospective, Illustrator Andre LeRoy Davis will be giving an artist talk at Adam Clayton Powell Jr. State Office Building where he will speak about his work to date and the legendary work for … Read More