Black in Full Colour: The Artist Talk

20 October 2023

An evening of panel talks on Black identity in art, music and fashion at the National Maritime Museum

Be inspired by the experiences of Black creatives at this celebratory event, organised in collaboration with arts organisation The Collective Makers.

Bringing together trailblazing artists, rappers and designers, this evening of panel talks focuses on Black identity in art, music and fashion.

Discussions will delve into the theme of collaboration within the Black artistic community, breaking down barriers and showcasing diversity within their industries. The night will also feature a special performance from spoken word artist, Rasheeda Page-Muir.

The symposium will be held in the Lecture Theatre at the National Maritime Museum, hosted by Elizabeth Folarin. The event will serve as a platform to amplify the voices of Black artists, spark critical conversations and acknowledge their significant contributions to history. It aims to pave the way for a more inclusive and empowering future for Black creatives. 

Featured artists:

Shocka | Smila | Kelvin Okafor | Emmanuel Unaji | Giya Makondo-Wills | Stories We Cherish