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18:00 - 21:30 5 February 2013

Queer Black Spaces 1 - An evening of visual art, poetry and research exploring Black British LGBT histories


Wilkins Old Refectory | Wilkins Building (link Map)
Gower St | London | WC1E 6BT | United Kingdom

Open to: Academic | Alumni | Public | Student
Admission: £3.00
Ticketing: Ticketed and Pre-booking essential

An evening highlighting different expressions and histories of Black queer lives through poetry, visual art and current research on Black LGBT lives from the early twentieth century to contemporary Britain. From Black LGBT identities, photography and visual culture, the lives of interwar Black gay artists' models & Black transgender identities in the early twentieth century.

Participants: Ajamu - fine art photographer Caroline Bressey – historical geographer specialising in the black British historical presence Alison Oram – specialising in gender and sexuality in twentieth-century Britain Jay Bernard – award winning poet and first international Resident Writer of The Arts House, Singapore during 2012 Gemma Romain – historian specialising in Black diasporic and Caribbean history Poulomi Desai, multi-media artist and Artistic Director of Usurp Gallery Nazmia Jamal - teacher, cultural activist and programmer at London Lesbian and Gay Film Festival

Drinks/music afterwards.


Dr Gemma Romain
0203 108 5095 |


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