Exhibitions on now

Making Jamaica: Photography from the 1890s

24 February - 22 April 2017

Rivington Place / London / UK

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

Out of many, one people

 - The Guardian

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The Great Conflict, Brixton Riots & other films

24 February - 22 April 2017

Rivington Place / London / UK

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.


 - BBC Radio London, Robert Elms

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Vron Ware
13 Dead, Nothing Said

9 March - 27 May 2017

Goldsmiths University of London / London / UK

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 bear witness to an important moment of cultural resistance in post-war Britain's history of community organising.

Haunting and revealing series of photographs

 - Creative Boom

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Syd Shelton
Rock Against Racism

11 February - 9 April 2017

Street Level Photoworks / Glasgow / Scotland

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.

A turning point in British culture

 - BBC Arts

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Upcoming Exhibitions

Bruno Boudjelal
Frantz Fanon

7 - 30 September 2017

The Art Gallery at NYU / Abu Dhabi / United Arab Emirates

Autograph ABP's exhibition of twenty-three photographs by Bruno Boudjelal is touring to Abu Dhabi.

Frantz Fanon reflects the artist’s search for reliable traces of past histories and the imprint of memory.

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