Exhibitions

12 September - 29 November 2014

Black Chronicles II

Rivington Place, London

Publications | Shop

Exhibition catalogue out now

Aida Silvestri: Even This Will Pass
£5 for a limited time

Publications | Shop

New book!

John Goto
Lovers’ Rock

A new book of portraits with texts by Paul Gilroy, John Goto, Mark Sealy, and Baroness Lola Young

Events

Thursday 13 November, 6:30pm

Informal Gallery Talk with Paul Frecker

Events

Friday 21 November, 6:30pm

Film screening
Through a Lens Darkly: Black Photographers and the Emergence of a People

Rivington Place, London

Events

Sat 15th November, 12 - 4pm & 6 - 8pm

Have your portrait taken at Gillett Square

Gillett Square, London

Events

Thurs 27 November, 6 - 9pm

Exhibition closing party & book sale
Black Chronicles II

Rivington Place, London

Events

14 & 15 November 2014, 5 - 11pm

Image Projection at Stamford Works

Gillett Street, Dalston, London

Events

Tuesday November 4, 6.30 - 8.30pm

Fully booked! Gallery Talk: ‘As Serious As Your Life’
Val Wilmer in conversation with Margaret Busby

Rivington Place, London

Events

Tue 28 October, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Fully booked! Illustrated Talk with Dr Caroline Bressey

Rivington Place, London

Events

11 September - 14 September 2014

The Missing Chapter Image Projection Campaign
Black Chronicles: The African Choir

Royal Featival Hall, London

Exhibitions

27 October - 2nd November 2014

John Goto
Lovers’ Rock

Lewisham Shopping Centre, London

Events | Learning

12 September - 29 November 2014

Fully booked! Invitation to Groups: Free Exhibition Tours

Rivington Place, London

Events

11 September 6:30 - 8:30

Opening reception
Black Chronicles II

Rivington Place, London

Events | Learning

Sunday 9 Nov, 2-4pm

Photography Studio Workshop
Make your own Carte-de-Visite

Rich Mix, London

Events

Sunday 9 Nov, 11am - 3pm

The Family Album Roadshow

Rich Mix, London

Events

Friday 7 November. Doors open 6:30, 7pm start

The Missing Chapter Recitals

Rivington Place, London

Exhibitions

6 February - 6 April 2015

HUMAN RIGHTS HUMAN WRONGS

Photographer's Gallery, London

Exhibitions

7 July - 21 September

James Barnor

Arles, France

Events

Saturday 8 November, 4 - 5.30pm

Walking Tour

Rivington Place, London

Events

Saturday 1 November, 3pm

Fully booked! Yinka Shonibare MBE in conversation with Mark Sealy

Tiwani Contemporary, London

Events

Fri 7 - Sun 9 November 2014

From Dusk Image Projections

Rich Mix, London

Exhibitions

24 January - 17 May 2015

The Unfinished Conversation: Encoding/Decoding

The Power Plant, Toronto, Canada

Events

6 November 2014, 6 - 7:30pm

Eileen Perrier
Peckham Square Studio: Newspaper Launch & Artist Talk

Peckham Platform, London

Exhibitions

16 September - 16 November

Eileen Perrier
Peckham Square Studio

Peckham Space, London

Events | Learning

12 September – 29 November 2014

Fully booked! Free Exhibition Learning Opportunities

Rivington Place, London

Events | Learning

Wednesday, 24 September 2014 4.30 - 6.30pm

A free CPD evening for teachers

Rivington Place, London

Exhibitions

19 September - 1 November 2014

Rotimi Fani-Kayode (1955 – 1989)

Tiwani Contemporary, London

Autograph ABP

Autograph ABP Secures Significant Arts Council England Award

Recognizes our acclaimed programme of exhibitions, events, publications and residencies

Press

Congo Dialogues reviewed in Artforum

On stands now

Publications | Press

Lovers’ Rock book featured in Town Magazine

Events

Mon 28 April, 7 - 9pm

Ery Nzaramba
Split/Mixed performance

Autograph ABP

Sam Ivin wins Free Movement Photo Competition

Events

Tue 1 April 2014, from 5pm

Aida Silvestri
Artist talk and Catalogue Signing

Roman Road Project Space, London

Events

Tue 29 April, 6 - 8pm

Photographing Rwanda After Genocide

Inigo Rooms, London

Events

Thu 27 March 2014, 6 - 9pm

Finding a Literary Voice in East Africa: A Case for Rwanda. Followed by a screening of award-winning Rwandan feature film Grey Matter

Inigo Rooms, London

Events

Wed 26 March 2014, 6:30 - 8pm

A Just Response to Genocide?

Inigo Rooms, London

Events

Mon 24 March 6:30 - 8pm 2014, followed by reception

Rwanda 1994-2014: Looking Back, Looking Forward

Great Hall, King's College London

Events

Fri 21 March 6 - 7pm, followed by reception

Genocide Commemoration with Survivors Fund

King's College London Chapel, London

Exhibitions

21 March - 30 April 2014

Rwanda in Photographs: Death Then, Life Now

Inigo Rooms, London

Exhibitions

6 March - 31 March 2014

Max Kandhola
The Aura of Boxing

Rich Mix, London

Exhibitions

12 March - 26 April 2014

Aida Silvestri
Even this will Pass

Roman Road, London

Events

14 March, 6:30 - 8pm

Panel discussion: John Akomfrah

Tate Britain, London

Press

Dynamic africa

Dynamic Africa reviews Rotimi Fani Kayode at Iziko South African National Gallery

Commissions

Spacious Dub Ft Gretchen Cummings

We commissioned singer Gretchen Cummings to respond to the Congo Dialogues exhibition

Events

Thursday, 6 March 6.30–8pm

On Maud Sulter

Rivington Place, London

Events

Thursday 20 February, 7 - 9pm

Passion – Celebrating Maud Sulter

Rivington Place, London

Events

Saturday 22 February, 1pm start

Campaign Strategies: Four Talks on Self-Organised Activism

Rivington Place, London

Learning

Free gallery tours

Rivington Place, London

Events

Monday, 24 February 6 - 8.30pm

Film Screening & Q+A
Sven Augustijnen: Spectres

Rivington Place, London

Events

Saturday, 1 March 2 - 3pm

Curators’ Gallery Talk

Rivington Place, London

Events

Thursday, 27 February 2014 6.30pm

Film Screening & In Conversation
Sammy Baloji: Mémoire

Rivington Place, London

Events

Thursday, 6 February 6.30 - 8.30pm

Keynote Lecture & Roundtable
Photography and Violence

Rivington Place, London

Events

Tuesday 4 February 2014, 6pm

Exhibition talk:
‘When Harmony Went to Hell’

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

Events

Saturday, 1 February 2 - 3pm

Curator’s Exhibition Tour

Rivington Place, London

Events

Thursday, 13 February 2014 6:30 - 8pm

Panel Discussion:
Politics of the Congo, Now and Then

Rivington Place, London

Events

Thursday 16 January, 6:30 - 8:30pm

Past event

Join us at the opening reception for Congo Dialogues: Sammy Baloji and Alice Seeley Harris at Rivington Place, London

Press

Lovers’ Rock: An Interview with John Goto

Oxford Culture Review

Press

John Goto interviewed by Photomonitor

On his current exhibition and new book

Learning

Album: A Creative Photography Project for Young People

An educational collaboration between the University of the Arts London and Autograph ABP

Archive | Press

Bandele “Tex” Ajetunmobi, Photographer

The Gentle Author for Spitalfields Life

Autograph ABP | Learning

Welcome Jemima Dentaah

Jemimah joins Autograph ABP as a volunteer

Learning

27 November 2013

University of Richmond visit

Students on a Post-Blackness in the UK course visited Autograph ABP

Residencies | Press

Kalpesh Lathigra residency

World Photography Organisation on this year's Autograph ABP artist-in-residence at Light Work

Residencies

Kalpesh Lathigra
2014 Autograph ABP Residency

Artist-in-residence at Light Work in Syracuse, NY

Exhibitions

24 January - 7 June 2015

Alice Seeley Harris
Brutal Exposure: the Congo

International Slavery Museum, Liverpool

Exhibitions

22 November - 21 December 2013

John Goto
1977: Lewisham and Belleville

Art Jericho Gallery, Oxford

Events

24 October 2013, 4 - 6pm

Vanguards of Culture: W.E.B. Du Bois, Photography and the Right to Recognition

The Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard Univeristy, Boston

Events

Thursday 17 October, 6pm

The Legacies of Maud Sulter: Artist, Writer, Curator

Lecture at Street Level Photoworks, Glasgow

Exhibitions

27 September - 31 October 2013

The Autograph ABP Archive in Focus: Back in the Day

The Drum, Birmingham

Events

28 September, 11am - 4pm

Autograph ABP Photography Roadshow

The Drum, Birmingham

Exhibitions | Commissions

19 September - 24 November 2013

John Akomfrah
The Unfinished Conversation

Haus der Kulturen der Welt, Berlin

Press

James Barnor: Ever Young

Aesthetica Magazine review 

Exhibitions | Commissions

26 October 2013 - 23 March 2014

John Akomfrah
The Unfinished Conversation

Tate Britain, London

Exhibitions | Archive

3 & 4 August 2013, all day

Africa Through the Lens, part of the Africa Centre Summer Festival

Archive | Research & Development

Congo reform photography archive digitisation

Autograph ABP is currently digitising the the Harris Lantern Slide Collection (c. 1904)

Exhibitions

16 January - 7 March 2014

'When Harmony Went to Hell'
Congo Dialogues: Alice Seeley Harris and Sammy Baloji

Rivington Place, London

Archive | Research & Development

Vron Ware negatives digitally preserved

Archive of photographs documenting protests, anti-fascist movements and cultural resistance in the UK

Archive

Jamaica 1891 portfolio donated to the Archive

Archive

2 July - 3 November 2013

11 works loaned from the Archive to the exhibition Origins of the Afro Comb

Raphael Albert, James Barnor, Colin Jones and Maxine Walker

Archive

September 19 - December 5, 2013

Three Rotimi Fani-Kayode prints loaned from the Archive

For the exhibition Glyphs: Acts of Inscription at Pitzer Art Galleries, Claremont, California

Archive

25 April - 24 August 2013

James Barnor print loaned from the Archive

For the exhibition Virtual / Material: Logbuch Fashion at Iwalewa-Haus, Bayreuth, Germany

Press

El retratista de las chicas negras del ‘Swinging London’

Helena Celdrán reviews Ever Young: James Barnor for 20minutos

Archive | Publications | Learning

Autograph ABP
Archive Learning Resource

Cross-curricular teaching in Art & Design, History and Citizenship at Key Stages 2, 3, 4 and 5.

Archive | Image Bank | Research & Development

New Image Bank

Autograph ABP is currently developing a major new website for our Image Bank and Archive & Research Centre

Exhibitions | Commissions | Press

Public Intellectual, Immigrant, Activist: the many lives of Stuart Hall

Ceasefire reviews The Unfinished Conversation

Archive | Research & Development

The Missing Chapter

This project aims to augment the photographic narratives of migration and cultural diversity in relation to Britain’s colonial history

Press

Bradford Community Broadcasting Radio interview

Claire Kearns talks with Pippa Oldfield of Impressions Gallery, about the Ever Young: James Barnor exhibiton

Exhibitions

5 July - 31 August, 2013

James Barnor
Ever Young

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Events | Opportunities

Sounding Board with James Barnor

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Events

10 August 2013, 3pm

Summer Party with James Barnor

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Events

10 August 2013, 2pm

James Barnor
Artist Talk

Impressions Gallery, Bradford

Archive | Autograph ABP

We welcome Adelaide Bannerman in her new role at Autograph ABP

We're pleased to be working with Adelaide again, in her new role as Archive Project Coordinator 

Publications

Dennis Morris: Growing Up Black

Limited edition book with 10" x 12" silver gelatin print signed by Dennis Morris

Archive | Press | Autograph ABP

Art Archives of the British Culture

ArtMuseum Korea profiles the Archive & Research Centre

Exhibitions | Commissions | Press

Find out just who we all are

Mark Patterson reviews The Unfinished Conversation for The Nottingham Post

Exhibitions | Commissions | Press

John Akomfrah film places cultural theorist Stuart Hall in spotlight

Mark Sheerin reviews The Unfinished Conversation for Culture 24

Events

Saturday 22 June, 12pm

Gallery Tour of The Unfinished Conversation

New Arts Exchange, Nottingham

Exhibitions

October 2013 - May 2014

The Paris Albums 1900: W.E.B. Du Bois

Hutchins Center for African and African American Research, Harvard University, USA

Events

14 & 15 June 2013

New Ways of Seeing: Curation, Institutions & Cultural Memory

Conference at John Moores University, Liverpool