Events this week

Mothering Blackness II:
Self-portraiture – Defiance and Vulnerability

Tuesday 24 October, 6.30 - 8.30PM

Autograph ABP / London / UK

Event, £3

To mark the closing of Zanele Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama exhibition at Autograph ABP, this panel will bring together scholars, artists, curators and activists to explore politics of self-portraiture in relation to themes of vulnerability and defiance.

Invited speakers will discuss their personal readings of select portraits in Muholi’s Somnyama Ngonyama series and link them to wider socio-political and (art)historical trajectories.

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Events this month

Neurodiversity and Art

Thursday 9 November, 11am – 3pm

Autograph ABP / London / UK

Free event

Neurodiverse groups benefit from creative collaboration with artists, curators and galleries, but how does collaborative action help us to mutual understanding? Why is an awareness and understanding of neurodiversity important for curators and exhibition programmers? And how can curatorial programming become more inclusive to accommodate this?

Join us for a seminar of talks and conversations exploring making art with, by and for people who have complex needs.

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Album: Where We Belong
Student Showcase Opening

Tuesday 14 November, 6.00 - 8.00pm

AUTOGRAPH ABP / London / UK

Free event

Join us for the opening of this year’s Album student showcase featuring new work by 16 to 18 year-old London-based photographers that explores notions of family, home, belonging, community, memory, and social and cultural identity.

Part of the exhibition Where We Belong

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Lost Fanon: Play Reading and Q&A

Friday 17th November, 7.00 – 8.30pm

Autograph ABP / London / UK

Event, £3

Join us for a stripped-back reading of excerpts from Frantz Fanon’s ‘missing plays’ L’Œil se Noie and Les Mains Parallèles (1949).

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Save the date

There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack

Friday 8 December, 1.00 - 8.30pm

Autograph ABP / London / UK

Event, £5

Join the Race, Ethnicity and Postcolonial Studies Network (REPS) for an afternoon of talks and celebration to mark the 30th anniversary of There Ain’t No Black in the Union Jack with its author Paul Gilroy and friends.

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