What’s On

Here are a few recommendations for upcoming events this month:

Re-framing the Moment: Legacies of the 1982 Blk Art Group Conference, Saturday 27th October at the Lecture Theatre, University of Wolverhampton, Millennium Campus (MC) Building.  Booking details here and & Facebook details here.

‘On Thursday 28th October 1982 a group of radical black art students hosted The First National Convention of Black Art at Wolverhampton Polytechnic. Their purpose was to discuss ‘the form, function and future of black art’. Thirty years later almost to the day, on Saturday 27th October 2012 a group of artists, curators, art historians and academics will gather, once again in Wolverhampton, to share scholarship and research the ‘black art movement’ of the 1980s, its core debates, precursors and legacies.’

Turning Point West Midlands Annual Visual Arts Forum, 19th October 1pm – 4:30pm, free entry.

  • Find out from artists running collectives what is going on in their cities and area
  • Learn about the `small change’ philosophy from Nabeel Hamdi
  • Debate the priorities put forward by representatives from artist collectives in Coventry, Stoke, Worcester, Birmingham, Hereford and Wolverhampton
  • Explore how artists set the agenda for the sector and for CVAN, the national network
  • Contribute to decision-making on the actions we take forward in the West Midlands.

(From Turning Point WM website).

‘Imagining Africa – Film Night with KINO 10′ 

‘….we’ll be taking you on a trip to Africa (in spirit, not literally) with a selection of African short films screening at The Barber Institute. We’ve got Oscar nominees and all sorts!’

Africa Unite! The Sibikwa African Indigenous Orchestra – Saturday 13th October, 10pm at the Drum Arts Centre. (Part of Afrovibes Festival).

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