ARCHIVE: SAFE SPACE OR BATTLEGROUND?

Tue, 31 March 2020 19:30 – 22:00

We will interrogate how archives have been weaponised throughout history & whether they are necessary spaces for Black artists to [re]claim.

About this Event

Archive: safe space or battleground?

Art as archive: responsibility, opportunity or burden?

How have archives been weaponised throughout history & are they necessary spaces for Black artists to [re]claim? Black artists, curators and archivists discuss.

Tuesday • March 31 • 7.30pm

(doors open 6.30pm, bar open until 10pm)

Panel discussion followed by DJ set

A conversation with:

Arike Oke (Director, black Cultural Archives) • Barby Asante (Artist/ Curator) • Rebecca Adams (Archivist, London Metropolitan Archives) • Zinzi Minott (Artist)

GRAND JUNCTION AT ST MARY MAGDALENE CHURCH, ROWINGTON CLOSE, LONDON W2 5TF

TICKETS: £8 full price, £4 Concession and low income

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