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
We checked out the Degree Show at Camberwell College of Arts, and managed to speak with some of the artists whose work caught our eye - unapologetically re-claiming spaces conventionally used to address Eurocentric themes!
For Diversity Matters Exhibit, Riccardo offered to custom design a piano in relation to our sub-theme "Art.Music.Film". The piano will be auctioned with al funds going towards #ThumbsUpForUganda awareness project to support 300+ orphaned children
From Accra to Brooklyn, Amsterdam to London - these are a just some of the beautiful people we met at AfroPunk Paris earlier this month! https://youtu.be/FUj33ekSwko Filmed and edited by Kai Lutterodt Thanks to everyone who supported by buying Diversity Matters custom designed cards and tote bags - helping to spread the message of positive representation in … Continue reading Diversity Matters at AfroPunk Paris… Who we met!
We've been sharing the pictures of supporters in NYC holding Diversity Matters merchandise - and you've probably been wondering how we're in the USA after just a few months since our official launch in April?! It's all down to our allie Fabio Tedde a.k.a Pianist Without Borders, who's currently out in NYC supporting Sing For … Continue reading 750+ street pianos played – and counting! Pianist Without Borders in NYC
Graduates Futures Week 11th - 15th July is University of the Arts London's annual careers event that supports graduating students to get ahead in the creative industries. Led by UAL Careers and Employability in partnership with other UAL departments, staff and external organisations offering skills to help students develop employability and entrepreneurial skills, gain greater … Continue reading She Creates: Graduate Futures Week highlights Women of Colour in Graphic Design and Illustration
BFI African Odysseys present a preview of The Hard Stop + Q&A with director George Amponsah, co-writer/producer Dionne Walker, Stafford Scott, co-founder Broadwater Farm Defence Campaign, and Marcus Knox and Kurtis Henville at BFI Southbank 11th July 2016! In 2011 Mark Duggan was killed by armed police in London, sparking a riot that spiralled into a week … Continue reading The Hard Stop Preview and Q&A // BFI 11th July 2016
25 and Under? Have an unforgettable cinema experiences at the BFI for just £3!
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!