At this event, key members of the 1980s ‘Black Arts Movement’ Keith Piper, Claudette Johnson and Said Adrus were hosted by London-based group Collective Creativity, who offered critical reflections on this history and the contemporary circumstances under which students and other people of colour experience contemporary art school curriculum from the perspectives of QTIPOC (Queer, Trans* and Intersex People of Colour) creative practice. Collective Creativity produce spaces that are explicitly inclusive of, and created for and by, people of different sexualities and genders, and people of colour. For more information, visit the event page
Collective Creativity (Rudy Loewe, Raisa Kabir, Evan Ifekoya and Raju Rage) facilitated a workshop with local art students around ‘The Politics of the Art School’ and a panel with Claudette Johnson, Keith Piper and Said Adrus, discussing issues of the global vs the local, how we want to be framed as artists and sustaining our practice in art education and beyond….Please check out the video for the panel…..
(the Glen Ligon curated exhibition ‘Encounters and Collisions’ was AMAZING and is well worth checking out!)