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Shaneka Tara Williams, a Black British visual artist currently undertaking a BA in Fine Art and Art History at Liverpool Hope University, offers her thoughts on BAM’s ‘The Work Between Us’ symposium at the Bluecoat, Liverpool, 20 January 2016. Throughout my art education I’ve been introduced to a number of artists whose practice continues to be […]

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Dr Beccy Kennedy (Senior Lecturer at Manchester School of Art and Early Careers Researcher) reflects on ‘The Work Between Us’ symposium, 20 January 2016, the Bluecoat, Liverpool The Other Story is the title of Rasheed Araeen’s 1989 black British artists’ exhibition at the Hayward Gallery. It was also the subject of the first conference led […]

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THE WORK BETWEEN US: BLACK BRITISH ARTISTS & EXHIBITION HISTORIES Wednesday 20 January 2016 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK #WorkBetweenUs @AHRC_BAM Dr Anjalie Dalal-Clayton Re-Cognising Black Skin/Bluecoat Black Skin/Bluecoat was a four-week exhibition staged at the Bluecoat in Liverpool in 1985, and showcased the work of four black British artists: Sonia Boyce, Eddie Chambers, Tam Joseph […]

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THE WORK BETWEEN US: BLACK BRITISH ARTISTS & EXHIBITION HISTORIES Wednesday 20 January 2016 Bluecoat Gallery, Liverpool, UK #WorkBetweenUs @AHRC_BAM   Dr Lucy Steeds Keynote: Retelling The Other Story Now The Other Story, curated by Rasheed Araeen in 1989, sought to represent ‘Afro-Asian Artists in Post-War Britain’. At last celebrated for challenging the racism of […]

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On the 5th November 2015, the BAM team visited the Herbert Art Gallery and Museum to see two paintings from its collection, both belonging to the artist Gavin Jantjes’ Korabra series of 1986. One painting was temporarily removed from permanent display, while the other was brought out of storage. In the interview excerpts below, David Dibosa […]

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