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Anti-racism in the East End

Thur 22 June, 6:30 - 7:30pm. Doors open 6pm.

Rivington Place

London, UK

Event, £2


Join community activist Ansar Ahmed Ullah for a discussion on the history of anti-racist struggles in London’s East End. This gallery talk and tour will take place in our exhibition Mahtab Hussain: You Get Me?.

You Get Me? addresses the contested political terrain of race and representation, respect and cultural difference. Hussain’s photographs explore the critical question of identity among young working-class British Asian men.

About Ansar Ahmed Ullah

Ansar Ahmed Ullah is a community activist who has lived and worked in the East End of London since the 1980s. He has worked as a youth, social and community worker and has been an active anti-racist campaigner.

He is currently involved with the Nirmul Committee, a campaign group set up to challenge the rise of religious fundamentalism

About the evening

This event will take place at Autograph ABP's Shoreditch building.

Doors will open at 6pm to view the Mahtab Hussain: You Get Me? exhibition before the talk starts at 6:30pm. The talk will be standing, and move throughout the gallery. If you require a seat, please contact info@rivingtonplace.org in advance.

The discussion will be followed by a Q&A with the audience.

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Additional Info

Address
Autograph ABP
Rivington Place
London EC2A 3BA

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The main entrance is on the side of the building.

We are located in the heart of Shoreditch, a short walk from Old Street, Liverpool Street and Shoreditch High Street stations.
Buses: 26, 43, 48, 55, 67, 149, 205, 242 and 271

Rivington Place is fully accessible, with step-free access to all areas of the building. 

  • Mahtab Hussain, Young boy in pink and grey beanie , from You Get Me?, 2014. Courtesy the artist
  • Mahtab Hussain, Shemagh, beard and bling, from You Get Me?, 2010. Courtesy the artist