His-Story in a Box: James Barnor Shares Historic Memorabilia

I was treated to a history lesson of Ghanaian and British culture dating back to the 50’s when the renowned 86yr “Ever Young” photographer James Barnor began his career and became Gold Coast’s first newspaper photographer,  later becoming the first to introduce colour processing to newly Independent Ghana.

James Barnor unboxed historic memorabilia including exclusive photographs of Muhammad Ali’s visit to London in the 60’s, fashion icons of Drum magazine, and his first passport photograph taken in my ancestral home “Lutterodt House” in Accra…

Find out more during James Barnor’s presentation at University of the Arts London (UAL) on the 19th April. Book now CLICK HERE

Look out for the full documentary interview in Ga (James Barnor’s native language of the Ga people from Accra/Greater Accra). Filmed, edited and narrated by Kai Lutterodt www.travelmakerkai.com


18th April:“Diversity and the Media: The Black Presence In Contemporary European Societies – with Fred Kuwornu – BLAXPLOITALIAN” CLICK HERE to to book

Tue 19th April: “A face in a foreign space: personal growth through cultural experiences from travels” 6pm – 8pm UAL High holborn (LCF) G05 with networking and refreshments. FREE. (UAL Culture & Travel Society) CLICK HERE to book!

20th April: “Creating safe spaces for Black Women” UAL High Holborn (LCF) Room RSVP Bee education@su.arts.ac.uk

21st April: “Why does race matter in my learning environment?” Short film trailer and panel discussion 6pm – 9pm High Holborn, G05. CLICK Here to book!

22nd April: “Where We Are Now?“ – Student + Alumni presentations and networking event. 8.30pm CSM. FREE. CLICK HERE to book!

23rd April “Black Blossoms – A day of Radical Selfcare and Conversation on Mental Wellbeing in the Black Community.” CLICK HERE for more info

All events are FREE! Support by pre-ordering your Diversity Matters tote bag or mug for half price! From £3. Order NOWwww.diversity-matters.org.uk/pre-order-shop

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