Windrush75 – whose story is it?

Posted on Jul 5, 2023 in Projects | No Comments
Windrush75 – whose story is it?

We had a great day supporting organisations and events on Windrush 75, including our own ‘Leaning into the Wind’ Exhibition at The Library of Birmingham until 25th August, and a special event at Handsworth Library. Through photography, interviews, conversations, portraits, we’ll be meeting at places like Soho House, Library of Birmingham & Moseley Road Baths […]

Kenya Journal #4

Posted on Jun 11, 2023 in International, Projects, Uncategorized | No Comments
Kenya Journal #4

Day 6 The early part of the day was spent preparing for the afternoon’s barbecue, with everyone making themselves busy moving tables and chairs around, and chopping and slicing fruit and vegetables.  Quite a feast was created, with Kibe manning the piece de resistance that was the barbecue, big enough to hold the whole goat […]

Kenya Journal #3

Posted on Jun 8, 2023 in International, Projects, Uncategorized | No Comments
Kenya Journal #3

Day 4 The early part of the day was full of breakfast, (coffee), then being now rested and at home, inevitably having to catch up with some admin. This happily included reviewing photos from our ‘Talking Drum Fest’, which happened immediately before we travelled here.  We’re looking forward to the edit Sohelia, our Iranian filmmaker […]

Kenya Journal #2

Posted on Jun 7, 2023 in International, Projects, Uncategorized | No Comments
Kenya Journal #2

Day 3 Rising reasonably early, we gathered in the kitchen for coffee before embarking on our first foray into Nairobi and the arts ‘scene’. We were to visit Peter’s pottery, where Syowia and Kibe were helping him to host a pot-making workshop, organised by them and the gallery where Syowia’s current exhibition is living. We […]

Kenya Journal #1

Posted on Jun 7, 2023 in Projects, Uncategorized | No Comments
Kenya Journal #1

Day 1 Long journey to get here. When we landed, we discovered Sandra’s bag had made its own way somewhere, on an adventure of its own.  I really appreciated the sense, once we got on the Kenyan Airlines plane in Amsterdam, that we were moving into a space of Blackness, where we had become the […]