“I’m chuffed to bits to be linked to this project. The work is wonderful” – Susan Orr, Dean of Learning/Teaching & Enhancement UAL.
Diversity Matters Exhibit opening view took place on the 2nd June at UAL High Holborn. The evening showcased art works by UAL students, staff and external industry creatives!
Stephen Reid – UAL Deputy Vice Chancellor joined us and spoke briefly about his role UAL Race Equality Champion. Queer performance artist Travis Alabanza took to the mic, Fabio Tedde/PianistWithoutBorders, Efe Ikeuseu and 9 year old Alanna Couch entertained us on the piano custom designed by Italian artist Riccardo Girardi. DFT Printing Studios guys performed live screen printing prints for sale with profits going towards the fundraiser #ThumbsUpForUganda, and BBC Arts Producer Ruairi Sparks spoke about the open call for diverse applicants for BBC Painting Show…
Special thank to exhibiting artists:
Nia Hefe Filiogianni
Jacqui Ennis Cole
University of the Arts London
Sanna & Alanna Crouch
The Voice Newspaper
Curated by Kai Lutterodt
We raised £302.48 at our opening view for #ThumbsUpForUganda! Thank you to everyone who donated, bought zines or purchased screen prints made by our supporters DFT Printing Studio on the night!
You can still request a digital zine by donation CLICK HERE. All money raised goes directly towards #ThumbsUpForUganda collaborative project with Pianist Without Borders to tour Uganda with a piano to support 300+ orphans! CLICK HERE to find out more and donate online! Most of the art work displayed is also for sale. To make an enquiry email firstname.lastname@example.org
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