Reggae Dancehall Culture: The Hidden Voice of the Black Experience

October 21, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

2:00pm- 5:30pm

Albany Deptword, Douglas Way SE8 4AG

What happens when you get a group of 15–17 year olds to research a hidden history of the 1970s and 1980s? The answer may surprise you! Join us at the Albany as they present a 45-minute documentary and exhibition based on their shared experiences. The event will also feature a signing of Dr William (Lez Lyrix) Henry’s book, What the Deejay Said: A Critique From the Street!

For further info telephone : 020 8480 8068

500 Years Later – Review

October 21, 2006 by · 1 Comment 

‘Until Lions tell their tale, the story of the hunt will always glorify the hunter’ – African Proverb

Winner of numerous film festival awards 500 Years Later is a poignant piece of work that takes the viewer on a journey through history to the present day realities of the African diaspora. Director Owen ‘Alik Shahadah and writer M.K. Asante Jr. have created a film that speaks with an African voice. Read more

Viewfinder Photography Gallery Open Salon

October 18, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

18th October – 30th November 2006

Viewfinder Photography Gallery in Greenwich, South Lonodn is one year old, and they are throwing open their doors to pro’s and amateur photographers alike who have submitted images for display in this exhibition.

It is open from 18th Oct to 30th November.

The Gallery is located at

Viewfinder Photography Gallery
Linear House
Peyton Place
SE10 8RS

See for more details and directions.

The John La Rose Talk Series

October 5, 2006 by · Leave a Comment 

Autograph ABP presents

The John La Rose Talk Series
Photography & The Caribbean Diaspora
Christopher Cozier in conversation with David A Bailey
The Research Centre for the Arts and Learning

‘The Black Star Line Bonds’ from the series ‘Trees Without Roots’ Limón, Costa Rica, 1999. © 2006 Abigail Hadeed

6:30pm, 5th October
The Ian Gulland Lecture Theatre, The Whitehead Building,
Goldsmiths College, University of London,
Laurie Grove, New Cross, London SE14
Phone +44 (0)20 7919 7353

Nearest Tube
New Cross or New Cross Gate.

Trinidadian artist and writer Christopher Cozier and Autograph ABP’s Senior Curator David A Bailey will be exploring the so-called Black British photographic movement and its relationship to, and resonance with, a Caribbean photographic aesthetic. The conversation will focus on questions of exile, cultural identity and diasporic authorship. Cozier says ‘There is something around the making and taking of pictures in and by the Diaspora that interests me, the way that people like myself may see things within an over-extended convention of being only the Seen Subject, and the various shifting roles with and without the camera…’ Read more