Chilldren of the Gap: Conversations of Cultural Duality
In collaboration with visual artist Kojo Owusu-Kusi (Citizins) we curated an exhibition and series of film screenings around cultural duality, seen through the work of contemporary creatives from the African disapora in art, film, and poetry.
We screened Horace Ové’s seminal film ‘Pressure’ as well as filmmaker Pamela Sakyi’s investigative documentary ‘British Ghanaians: Lost in Translation’. Both screenings were followed by panel discussions.
‘A Seat at the Table’ listening party & exhibition
In collaboration with cultural producers Janine Francois, Stella Odunlami, and Dre Ferdinand – A Seat At The Table: Critical Reflections was a series of events inspired by the seminal album released in 2016 by Solange Knowles. The events explored Black Womanhood through conversation, film, readings and workshops.
More Than XY: A visual tribute to Black fathers
More Than XY was an exhibition collaboration with Marlon Cole, founder of forFathers that was held in London at The Darnley Gallery and The Bernie Grant Arts Centre, which featured the work of a range of visual artists from the UK, US and Caribbean exploring the impact of Black fatherhood and positive male role models.
The opening event included performances by Nick Makoha (My Father and other Superheroes) and Yomi Sode (Manorism, Daddy Diaries).
We marked the 70th Anniversary of Windrush by curating an exhibition in collaboration with Chantal Miller of Island Girls Rock. The opening night included poetry, a short film and vendors selling traditional Caribbean ice-cream, greetings cards and zines. The event was held at Brixton’s Ritzy.
Luton Culture Trust #factorywindow
As part of Luton’s Culture Trust #factorywindow commission, thenublk curated a digital display featuring the work of Black British visual artists. The exhibition was on display at Luton’s historic Hat Factory throughout October – UK Black History Month.
I am thenublk
As part of UK Black History Month, thenublk curated an exhibition of work from artists from the African dispora which was on display at the Original Gallery in Hornsey Library. Artists included Abi Wright, Berjo Mouanga, Terrence Adegbenle, Sherelle Bailey, Andrew Sinclair, Shine Shine, Jeremy Salmon and Kiboko Hachiyon