SUARTS tweeted their lasted blog post which features a lengthy interview with Kai; LCC Officer, BA Journalism student, Founder of Diversity Matters platform and co-organiser of #DMAW16! Read the full interview with all the info, dates and links to booking events during Diversity Matters Awarenss Week 18th - 23rd April CLICK HERE Supported by: UAL, … Continue reading SUARTS interview Kai on student-staff collaboration project: Diversity Matters Awareness Week!
Children of the Gap: Conversations on Cultural Duality launch exhibition // 25.03.16 The:nublk and visual artist Citizins have organised a series of events which share the experiences of contemporary creatives who often found themselves bridging the gap between their experience of being born/raised in Europe, yet still maintaining a link to a more distant cultural … Continue reading Children of the Gap: Cultural Duality Art Exhibition launch night
Maud Sulter was an influential Scottish-Ghanaian visual artist, poet, playwright and curator whose works questioned the lack of representation of black women in the histories of art and photography. Syrcas is an example of Sulter's investigation of the complex relations of the African diaspora in European history, art and culture over centuries. Autograph ABP continues to … Continue reading Exploring Maud Sulter’s Syrcas at Autograph ABP
“IMPRINT” features material from the University Archives and Special Collection Centre at London College of Communication. The exhibition explores the development of LCC and its surrounding area of Elephant and Castle, through a time dating back from 1964. Keeping in theme of “celebrating the heritage of the college and it's people" I headed to the … Continue reading “IMPRINT” & in the print space with Lloyd Blair at London College of Communication
As part of Diversity Matters Awareness Week, we're collaborating with UAL Culture and Travel Society for an evening Exploring Personal Growth From Cultural Experiences Through Travel and photography! This event is an opportunity to explore how cultural experiences, both home and away, impact our perspective of life experiences. Sharing his amazing journey on the evening will … Continue reading A Face in a Foreign Space – “Ever Young” James Barnor on the panel // 19.04.16
It's barely 24hrs since the NUS BSC Black Sabbs national meeting which took place at University of the Arts London (UAL) ... And we got a chance to reaffirm a few reasons to love NUS Black Students' Campaign (BSC)! *Black is Inclusive: By turning on its head the political definition of "Black" which categorises all non-whites under one umbrella … Continue reading 5 Things We Love About The NUS BSC!
Since its very first inauguration tweet just over 3 weeks ago with the hashtag #UALSoWhite; the campaign calling out UAL's lack of diversity/"liberation" and blatant discrimination, has gained momentum alongside tremendous support from students and staff alike. In the second #UALSoWhite meeting held yesterday, NUS Black Students' Campaign (NUS BSC) Officer, Malia Bouatti joined student activists demanding recognition for … Continue reading UAL So White Momentum: Discussing BAME Attainment, Retainment and Institutional racism in Academia // NUS BSC Officer
"Diversity Matters Awareness Week: Let's Talk About Race" is an opportunity to tackle issues around the lack of diversity in the education and work environments, relating to specifically to race matters! https://youtu.be/sNp6DjScnzs We're making a short film asking students and staff at UAL "what does diversity mean to you, and how is it reflected in … Continue reading Diversity Matters in UAL! Your Arts – Your Voice video trailer
Fancy a piece of delicious strawberry cream cake? Then be sure to head down to The Bread Box pop-up event on the 19th of March 2016 at the modern furniture store West Elm London! The Bread Box is all about delicious German bread, cakes and pastries - with a twist! The Ghanaian-German sister duo behind The … Continue reading The Bread Box: German Sweet Treats pop-up // 19.03.16 West Elm London
NexHype TV headed down to "Sandy's", the only black-owned hair and beauty store in South East London, located in Lewisham, to share her story and inspire other black entrepreneurs!