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The Humanae Project @ The Migration Museum

Photographer Angelica Dass’s work challenges the way in which we think about race through an on going series of portraits based on the Pantone chart. Angelica’s most recent collaboration as part of the Migration Museum’s ‘No Turning Back’ exhibition opens this evening from 6-9pm.


Remembering Jon Daniel (1966-2017)

Design Week published a tribute celebrating the legacy of Creative Director last week. Jon was the creator of Afro Supa Hero and interviewed black designers for Design Week’s ‘4 Corners’ series. He served as a big inspiration for many young black designers including myself and others in the UK creative community. 

Hetain Patel’s ‘Don’t Look At The Finger’

"Shot in a church, Don’t Look At The Finger presents a West African wedding ceremony where bodies speak physically, where the protagonists seek human connection through ritual, combat and signed languages. The film continues the Patel’s recent fascination with staging archetypal Hollywood action scenes within domestic settings." Patel’s work is currently on display at the QUAD in Derby and Manchester Art Gallery until February 2018.

watch behind the scenes footage from the making of the short film


Generation Revolution

"Generation Revolution (dir Usayd Younis & Cassie Quarless) offers a unique and original glimpse into the rewarding but difficult path that must be trodden in the struggle for personal social and political liberation by a new generation of black and brown activists who are changing the social and political landscape in London and beyond."  

Generation Revolution is now available to watch online


What Should The World Know About Black Women?

Created in 2012, in(HER)view is a beautiful 8 part interview series featuring five black women answering the same question about their lived experiences, from what they love about being a black woman to the challenges they face. Produced and directed by filmmaker/storyteller Charla Harlow – (who the:nublk first interviewed back in 2010…#throwbackthursday!) the aim of the series was to portray women in an honest and truthful way by showing the commonalities black women all around share. watch part 6 here


Greetings Cards for the culture!

"Word To Ya Mother was born out of the love for calligraphy and the frustration of cheap generic cards. It should be about gifting cards that not only people will keep, but actual messages that sound like you." Never a word truly spoken, Word To Ya Mother are truly doing it for the culture.


No More Blank Walls thanks to Ayok'a

Ayok’a is a platform for emerging and established black artists to share their work with the world. The site which features everything from prints, t-shirts and phone cases was founded by Alice Gbelia after not seeing herself reflected in the current market of online stores means “welcome” in the language of her native tribe in Ivory Coast.
Ayok’a have kindly given the:nublk readers 20% off when using discount code NUBLK20 at checkout. 
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BITCH: Black Imaginary To Counter Hegemony

"...By contemporizing the meaning behind these iconic paintings we can begin to recondition our minds to accept new concepts of human value." Find out how Afro-Cuban artist Harmonia Rosales re-images classic works with images of Black feminity. Read the article

Explore the Art of Thirst Buzzfeed's 'Thirst Aid Kit'

"Lust is a feeling. Thirst is the performance of that feeling." With that in mind Buzzfeed's cultural writers Bim Adewunmi (one of Black Twitter's National Treasures) and Nichole Perkins explore the art of thirst on what is set to be a hilarious podcast which begins on November 2nd (while you're counting down the days until it starts - check out Bim's brilliant Buzzfeed article on the subject!)

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