Pioneers and Radical Voices

Peter Ashan gave a wonderful talk covering some of the filmmakers from the 1960’s, 70’s and 80’s. You can listen to his talk here

Saturday 14th March 2020

Pioneers and Radical Voices:

A Look at Black Visual Artists from the 1960s to the Present Day

Speaker: Peter Ashan

Peter Ashan, a lecturer, museum educator, youth worker & sports coach, focuses on Black arts and culture. He leads Freedom Walks in Waltham Forest looking at the development and struggles for a multi-ethnic, multi-faith community in the borough and has written a book on the subject: Remembering Slavery: The Roots of Diversity in Waltham Forest. The talk will be inter-active using the internet, to show films, artists and community organisations’ websites to tell the story about the development of Black artists in Britain and their struggle for recognition.

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