Exhibitions

Making Jamaica: Photography from the 1890s

24 February - 22 April 2017 @ Rivington Place

Making Jamaica explores how a new image of Jamaica was created through photography in the late nineteenth century.

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Exhibitions

Syd Shelton

Rock Against Racism

11 February - 9 April 2017 @ Street Level Photoworks

Between 1976 and 1981, the movement Rock Against Racism (RAR) confronted racist ideology in the streets, parks and town halls of Britain. RAR was formed by a collective of musicians and political activists to fight fascism and racism through music.

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Exhibitions

Vron Ware

13 Dead, Nothing Said

9 March - 27 May 2017 @ Goldsmiths University of London

Vron Ware’s photographs documenting the Black People’s Day of Action (1981) will be on public display for the first time in this free exhibition.

The images record an important moment of cultural resistance in post-war Britain's history of community organising.

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Events

Exhibition opening

Making Jamaica: Photography from the 1890s

Thur 23 February, 6:30 - 8:30pm @ Autograph ABP

Making Jamaica explores how a new image of Jamaica was created through photography in the late nineteenth century.

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Exhibitions

The Great Conflict, Brixton Riots & other films

24 February - 22 April 2017 @ Rivington Place

Nine short films featuring rare footage of Brixton during the 1960s to 1980s by Clovis Salmon, aka ‘Sam The Wheels’.

A self-taught filmmaker, Salmon began filming his neighbourhood in Brixton in 1959. His unique archive of Super 8 celluloid films includes church and community events, activism, local struggles and the aftermath of the 1981 Brixton Riots.

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