Diversity Matters Workshop at Chelsea

The workshop at Chelsea College of Arts last week focused on questioning “How Are UAL Doing On The Race/Diversity Front?” Facilitated by Tanicia Payne, UAL GEMS co-chair (Black staff network), the workshop was a safe space for students and non-students attending to voice their opinions and concerns without feeling intimidated or judged.

“In The Shadow of the Sun” film screening and fundraiser to support WCA student albinism awareness project!

Earlier this week, we organised a fundraising film screening of “In The Shadow of the Sun” to support Wimbledon College of Arts (WCA) student Jacqui Ennis Cole who’s art work is themed around awareness of people with albinism.  Jacqui will be volunteering in Tanzania with Standing Voice to provide participatory workshops for women with albinism and mothers of children … Continue reading “In The Shadow of the Sun” film screening and fundraiser to support WCA student albinism awareness project!

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!

Open Call

  Paint a piano with acclaimed Italian fine artist Riccardo Giardi for #Art4Change and #PianistWithoutBorders charitable projects! Email Kai for more details and dates (pre-private view of Diversity Matters Exhibit 2016). k.lutterodt1@arts.ac.uk — Finally our much awaited art exhibition is here! Submit your work for Diversity Matters Exhibit: Art.Music.Film 2nd – 10th June 2016 at … Continue reading Open Call

Race Equality Champion: Stephen Reid on Promoting Race Equality at UAL

On the 10th May, I had the honour of presenting my short film of interviews with UAL students and staff on diversity, at the Race Champion Forum at University of the Arts London, Holborn site. It was an opportunity to raise awareness and continue the discourse around race matters, after the success of Diversity Matters Awareness … Continue reading Race Equality Champion: Stephen Reid on Promoting Race Equality at UAL

Diversity Matters Exhibit 2016

Following on from Diversity Matters Awareness Week, we’re proud to bring you Diversity Matters Exhibit: Art.Music.Film 2nd June – 10th June at University of the Arts London (UAL). Sticking to the theme of diversity “Let’s Talk About Race”, we’ll be showcasing art works, written pieces and short films by UAL students, staff and external practitioners!