The UK premier of the hit Off-Broadway musical SHIDA, written and performed by Jeannette Bayardelle has arrived in London! The award-winning production, directed by Andy Sandberg, opened at The Vaults on 13 September and runs until 13 October. “THE most TURBO-CHARGED PERFORMANCE on a London stage — an EYE-POPPING TOUR-DE-FORCE!” Musical Theatre Review Set to a soulfully contagious score … Continue reading Hit Broadway Musical ‘Shida’ Opens in London with a Standing Ovation!
The holiday season is upon us... tis season for giving! So if you're looking for a resourceful option as a present for a loved one - or yourself, our Diversity Matters digital art prints make that statement! We've teamed up with The Soho Girl to sell some of our most popular commissioned work, on Etsy! … Continue reading Affordable digital art now available online!
The Guardian and 4th Estate present the BAME Short Story Prize competition is an opportunity for marginalised groups to share their stories and have their voices heard. If you self-identify please apply and share!
Project Noir is an art collective and creative networking group for people of AFRICAN, CARIBBEAN and ASIAN heritage. As an online platform, Project Noir has close to 2,000 members. The initiative behind this group is to connect creative professionals from black and minority ethnic heritage working in the media to; encourage progression, support and highlight the under-representation … Continue reading Diversity Matters Spotlight: Noir Winter Chill Noir
In April 2016, Fabio Tedde publicly shared his vision of taking a custom designed piano to Uganda to support an orphanage of 300+ children by touring and raising awareness of their plight. That dream was shared with me on my first day meeting Fabio aka Pianist Without Borders. As the name rightfully suggests, Fabio has … Continue reading #ThumbsUpForUganda awareness piano tour continues for Christmas!
Check out Kai Lutterodt, Diversity Matters founder, featured in a recent Huffington Post article written by William Barylo; sociologist, filmmaker, writer, photographer, and spiritual adventurer. The post titled 'Dark Times, Bright Voices: Hope From The Diaspora' highlights 5 change-makers during the uncertainty of our current political climate contributed by Brexit and the US elections. "Being recognised considering the short time … Continue reading Dark Times, Bright Voices: Diversity Matters featured in the Huffington Post
Did you know that Black students & International students at UAL (University of the Arts London) are 20% less likely to graduate with 1st or 2.1? That only 47% of International students graduate with a 1st or 2.1? Join Arts SU: UAL's Students' Union for a discussion on Working Through the Gaps - A discussion … Continue reading Working Through the Gaps – A Discussion on Attainment at UAL
Diversity Matters is proud to support the BFI Black Star Season; A celebration of black screen talent in film, TV and special events October - December 2016! Travel back with BFI to the earliest days of American cinema, where black performers fought against racism and stereotypes to blaze a trail for their inheritors to tread. View the giant … Continue reading BFI Black Star Season: Celebrating the range, versatility and power of black actors
BFI London Film Festival is just around the corner! Get ready for the world’s best new films in cinemas across London from the 5th -16th October... https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=8OekM2EzMeQ Taking place in 14 venues across the city, BFI have a number of films in the programme showcasing diversity in cinema, and features some of the best black talent in film. Catch … Continue reading 240+ Films – 12 Days – 1 Festival: The BFI London Film Festival 2016!
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