University of the Arts London – Black History Month photographic exhibition

University of the Arts London - Black History Month photographic exhibition

As part of the programme of events to mark Black History Month, the 200th anniversary of the abolition of slavery and Ghana’s 50th anniversary of independence, University of the Arts London has created a historic photographic record of multi-cultural achievement in modern Britain. – Private view and black-tie reception – Monday 15 October, 6-8pm,
London College of Communication, Elephant and Castle, London SE1 6SB.

The photographic portraits, all commissioned especially for this exhibition, include black achievers from the world of politics, business, religion, media, entertainment, music, education and the creative arts. Amongst the 50 photographs are comedian Lenny Henry, actor/screen writing Kwame Kwei-Armah (a University governor and former student), singer Patti Boulaye, Eastenders actor Rudolph Walker, DJ Spooney and crossbench peer Baroness Lola Young, OBE. The photographs were taken at a VIP reception in July which was filmed by MTV and will be screened during the forthcoming months. On 17 of October MTV’s Trevor Nelson will be visiting London College of Communication to film the exhibition.

It is expected that His Excellency Burchell Whietman, Jamaican High Commissioner will attend.

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Name: Anne Nicholls
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