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!
Our Diversity Matter Exhibit zines are ready to pre-order! Check out all the art work being exhibited by UAL students, staff and external creative practitioners! The booklet is available for suggested donation £5 printed copy, or £2.50 for a digital copy! All money raised goes towards our fundraiser to supporting charitable projects with Art4Change and Pianist Without Borders … Continue reading Diversity Matters Exhibit Zine now available!
Shades of Noir supported "Diversity and the Media: The Black Presence in Contemporary Europe (BLAXPLOITALIAN screening and Q&A)" 18th April, and "Why does race matter in my learning environment?" 21st April panel discussion on the 21st April during Diversity Matters Awareness Week.
For many students, myself included, there is that unexplainable love-hate relationship with Moodle; - the unavoidable "must-go-to" education system used by UAL, home to students' timetables, course info, course work submission etc - an essential element of student course engagement. So you can imagine my excitement seeing "Diversity Matters Week Review" as the first item under the "UAL … Continue reading #DMAW16 – How It Went published on UAL Moodle
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