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In Conversation: Black Artists in Britain now (Inc. a book copy)

Hosted by the Consul of the London Gallery Visits Group
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Took place 2 months ago
Sat 11 Mar 12:30 - 15:30

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Following the success of her book, Rianna Jade Parker invites us to hear her in conversation with a panel of renowned Black British artists. Join us as they celebrate their outstanding contributions to art and global culture.

Rianna Jade Parker: is a writer, curator and a founding member of interdisciplinary art collective Thick/er Black Lines, whose work was exhibited at Somerset House, London.

Vanley Burke: is an artist whose work is regarded as the greatest photographic record of African Caribbean people in post-war Britain.

Eugene Palmer: immigrated to England from Jamaica in Protected content . The challenge of integrating these disparate cultures continues to shape his practice as he investigates personal history and identity, as impacted by the British post-colonial legacy.

Jennie Baptiste is a photographer whose work is inspired by music and youth culture. Her portfolio includes portraits of musicians like Jay Z, Mary J Blige, Roots Manuva and P Diddy.

Pogus Caesar conceptual artist utilising multiple media, he reworks archival 35mm negatives into new forms, challenging the notion of religion, sex, history and identity from a Black British perspective.