March Planned In Memory of Chris Kaba
Chris Kaba was unarmed when he was shot and killed by the Metropolitan police force. On Saturday 10 September, there will be an organised March from Parliament Square to Scotland Yard in memory of him.
Thighs: Willy Ndatira & Xavier Scott Marshall
The art director and image-maker collaborated on a series of photographs of black trans women, analysed by Ndatira, to implore viewers to rethink their relationships to white supremacist capitalistic patriarchal artworks, traditions and institutions.
Pleasure: Aaron Rose Philip
The model conveys the subjective nature of emotion, specifically pleasure, in a film by John Novotny.
Heart: Cedric Mizero
Artist Cedric Mizero interprets the heart through a film born out of a craving to share stories from home.
Vagina: Celine Pierron
The photographer, filmmaker and researcher responds to the vagina in a film which articulates their take on Black feminine power.
Fear: Clay Grandison
The fashion designer addresses their concerns for past and future identities of Black Womxn.
Neck: Dieter Grams
'Defying all the limitations place on me and people that look like me place on us by people who fear the potential of our enlightenment, I wanted to plant the seed for a story that I could continue to tell', the artist Dieter Grams explains of their film.
Poet and artist Julianknxx interprets the brain through a film which asks: how do you imagine your own future, and your own beauty within this existence?
The Circularity of Time: Kader Diaby
The image-maker explores the phenomenon of Koh Koro Yé through the medium of film, which literally means 'to see old things'.
Yet to be Born: Mettamodernist
Crafting stories that tell the diaspora of the black experience through absurd and surreal lenses, creative Mettamodernist created an AfroAbsurdist film.
Community: Naiara Tamminga
Naiara Tamminga, a 14-year-old poet, conveys the message that all voices should be heard regardless of age, social class, race, gender, religion or sexual orientation.
Breasts: Rian Phin
Fashion designer and writer Rian Phin created a two-piece corseted garment based on maternity and cradle-boarding to explore the breast in a short film.
Endurance: Rukayah Sarumi
The women's rights advocate narrates her essay 'To Be Human Is To Endure And To Create Is To Express The Human Experience – An Ode to Black Women’s Art'.
Stomach: Sarah Nicole François
The digital artist and designer sought to convey the intrinsic connection between the spiritual sense and the gut in African Diasporic cultural and religious practices through film.
Penis: Shayne Oliver for Anonymous Club
The design collective, spearheaded by Shayne Oliver, take the viewer headfirst on a chaotic tour of a 'Hollywood Meltdown' in their video response to the penis.
Trauma: Soull Ogun
Jewellery designer Soull Ogun makes a piece on camera to show how art can be used as a tool to create a new language around trauma and set you free.
Water: Wilbert L. Cooper
Writer Wilbert L. Cooper uses the medium of film to poetically navigate the dualities of water.
Bodies of Knowledge
Conceived in partnership with Emma Dabiri, this project redefines the representation of the body in fashion and visual culture, with international contributors investigating both inside and outside of the human form to create a constellation of alternativ
Shoulders: Kaner Flex
'We need more unity', creative Kaner Flex says in their film, interpreting the shoulders.
The Media Platform Championing Upcycling Technologies in Fashion
Ukrainian platform 'bettter' campaign for a more sustainable fashion system, with their latest drop of clothes, MRIYA, providing a homage to rave culture in the spirit of resistance.
Discover New-Gen Ukrainian Designers at Natasha Zinko's London Pop-Up
The fashion designer will host a series of pop-ups at their London flagship in support of rising Ukrainian designers, raising money for people in the war-torn country.
Paris Hosts Pop-Up 'Tripolar' Showcasing Ukrainian Art and Culture
Ukrainian craftspeople and designers are showcased in the pop-up shop from 7-17 May.