The Black Artisans showcases and celebrates established UK based Black Artisans through a travelling photography exhibition.
Current: Crafts Council, Islington London
17th Nov 21 - March 2022
Future: Coventry, Drapers Hall - dates tbc
William Morris Gallery from 27th September to 3rd October 2021
Chingford Library E4 - 5th Oct - 18th Oct (closed Fri & Sun)
Leyton Library E10 - 19th Oct - 31st Oct
Central London and Midlands venues tbc
A complete suite of filmed interviews featuring the artisans accompanies the exhibition, to be used for educational purposes.
As well as capturing traditional sectors of UK heritage crafts, The Black Artisans captures artisans in other areas of cultural heritage – steel pan makers, and calabash artists, for example.
This body of work seeks to make visible Black Artisans and to enlighten, educate and inspire people and in particular young people to explore these areas as a potential field of work or as a leisure interest, perhaps not previously considered or made available.
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©Jo Sealy 2021