When we invited New York based Italian film-maker Fred Kuwornu to launch Diversity Matters Awareness Week by previewing an exclusive screening of his film BLAXPLOITALIAN: 100 year of Blackness in the Italian cinema, it was an opportunity to include the voice of our Black continental European counterparts in the discourse around race matters. The fight for representation in … Continue reading Black Italian activist shares what it’s like being Black in Italy
In the lead up to Black History Month, we're excited to announce our Black History Festival; a dynamic mix of events and projects organised by Diversity Matters and various community platforms, to ensure discourse around the history of Africa and its diaspora isn't limited to one month of the year. CLICK HERE to join our Facebook event with booking … Continue reading Diversity Matters Black History Festival 2016
The UK's first national heritage centre dedicated to Black history and culture, Black Cultural Archives (BCA), has put out an open call to the community in aid of identifying a minimum of 1000 successful and influential black people to make it on its list of Unsung Heroes! Details: - Successful black people across all sectors - Must … Continue reading Black Cultural Archives to honour over 1000 Unsung Heroes
We've long been fans of legendary Ghanaian photography, James Barnor who recently mesmerised an audience giving presentation on his vast and ground-breaking careers as a photographer during Diversity Matters Awareness Week in April! And award-winning Italian photographer Daniele Tamagni is no stranger to us either having hosted a "Gentlemen of Bacongo" book signing for him during … Continue reading Daniele Tamagni & James Barnor exhibit at October Gallery
"Hello" is the ultimate act of greeting someone... And a Japanese couple have chosen London as their 'Hello World' starting point! Diversity Matters met with Taka Piyo and Eri - the colourful fashionistas from Japan on a world-changing journey using a simple greeting to break social barriers to invite inclusively, happiness and smiles from people all … Continue reading #DMSpotlight: Meet the duo hoping to change the world – one “HELLO” at a time!
We caught up with Mamiko Yamazaki - CSM Graduate and participant in Divercity Arts Project using her Japanese cultural influence to create handy paper origarmi wallets sold at Camden Market... Perfect casing for your oyster cards! https://youtu.be/XKpZVCXkm6k Find out more about Mamiko and view her portfolio CLICK HERE Keep an eye out on our Facebook page … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: Mamiko Yamazaki on Divercity Arts Project