Katya Kudryashova donates designer dresses to support Art4Change and Pianist Without Borders Fundraiser!

When Russian designer Ekaterina Kudryashova offered to donate 3 dresses towards the fundraiser, we thought it'd be a great opportunity to have them auctioned during the duration of Diversity Matters Exhibit (2nd - 10th June)! The starting price is £35 each and we're hoping to raise as much as possible towards our latest charitable project which will support over 300 orphaned children in Uganda!

Dorcas Creates thoughtful Diversity Matters illustrations!

We collaborated with 27 yr old British-Nigerian creative and founder of Dorcas Creates, Dorcas Magbadelo to produce thoughtful illustrations inspired Kai Lutterodt's short film of interviews "Diversity Matters: Let's Talk About Race" CLICK HERE to watch pt1. The connection was established though a recommendation when we sought an illustrator to design the supporting literature for "Diversity Matters: … Continue reading Dorcas Creates thoughtful Diversity Matters illustrations!

TLE Guest blog post: Kai Lutterodt on Diversity Matters Awareness Week #DMAW16

Earlier last week, I had the honour of writing a review of Diversity Matters Awareness Week for UAL Teaching and Learning Exchange (TLE) blog... The department which put out an open call for "student-staff collaboration" projects (that infamous bright pink poster which caught my attention to apply by submitting a proposal) - and resulted in DMAW16 becoming a reality! … Continue reading TLE Guest blog post: Kai Lutterodt on Diversity Matters Awareness Week #DMAW16

Diversity Matters Spotlight: CSM “Majority : Minority” campaign lead by Black students!

We caught up with Fine Art Central Saint Martins (CSM) student, Riah Charles, who shared with us the campaign she has started with an ambitious plan to re-shoot the classic CSM "Join Us" video... Using only BAME people! This is in response to CSM's 2015 campaign which barely featured any people of colour!... Could this lack of … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: CSM “Majority : Minority” campaign lead by Black students!

SUARTS in the Collaboration for Diversity Matters Awareness Week #RaceMatters

We're all about the C and D word - collaboration and diversity! So it makes sense that we've teamed up with University of the Arts London Students Union (SUARTS) who're supporting our campaign to raise awareness on #RaceMatters in UAL! Diversity will mean different things to different people. As part of Diversity Awareness Week (18th-22rd … Continue reading SUARTS in the Collaboration for Diversity Matters Awareness Week #RaceMatters

Very powerful word – Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their Learning Environment pt3

Diversity will mean different things to different people. Which is why for Diversity Matters Awareness Week we’re concentrating on race matters with our theme “Let’s Talk About Race” 18th – 23rd April! We’ve been asking University of the Arts London (UAL) students and staff what diversity means to them, and how it’s reflected in their learning … Continue reading Very powerful word – Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their Learning Environment pt3

Occupy a Space of Authority… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt2

Diversity will mean different things to different people. Which is why for Diversity Matters Awareness Week we’re concentrating on race matters with our theme “Let’s Talk About Race” 18th – 23rd April! We’ve been asking University of the Arts London (UAL) students and staff what diversity means to them, and how it’s reflected in their learning … Continue reading Occupy a Space of Authority… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt2

The Concept of Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt1

Diversity will mean different things to different people. Which is why for Diversity Matters Awareness Week we're concentrating on race matters with our theme "Let's Talk About Race" 18th - 23rd April! We've been asking students and staff what diversity means to them, and how it's reflected in their learning environment? The short film will be … Continue reading The Concept of Diversity… UAL Students and Staff share their views on Diversity in their learning Environment pt1

SUARTS interview Kai on student-staff collaboration project: Diversity Matters Awareness Week!

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!