This October we highlight the contribution made by Black Londoners to the UK. Starting Thursday 4th is a launch of an Exhibition that lasts for ten days as part of Black History Month 2018. Featuring a collection or art, photography, music, food and fashion to celebrate the influence of Black African and Caribbean Immigrants on the British Experience.
The Charity Uthink Creative in Conjunction with Hammersmith and Fulham ArtsFest and Showpatrol Productions are hosting Black Lifted: A Cultural Elevation of the British Experience featuring Black and Afro Caribbean Arts and Culture with a section highlighting the Notting Hill Carnival and Carnival Arts in that equation.
With contributions from Artists such as Black History Walks, African Fashion Week, Gary Pate, Showpatrol Films, Black History Studies, S I Martin,Wadoo Clothing, Lammy Lapp Gifts and Interiors and Jonas Stout TV and Film Art, the exhibition examines how the Diaspora has impacted Art, Music, Language, Fashion and Film as well as bringing Carnival Arts to the fore with skills like Wire Bending Sculpture from its chief exponents Carl and Lyn Gabriel and Carnival Costume making from Bacchanalia.
The Celebration Launch party- Private View runs from 7pm to 10pm on 4th October with the Exhibition itself running from 10am to 8pm through from Friday 5th October until Sunday 14th.
The Exhibition is housed at Uthink Creative, Riverside Building, Manbre Wharf, Manbre Road, Hammersmith Embankment, London W6 9WA, opposite the Charing Cross hospital and overlooking the Thames and promises to showcase some new and rare talents.
To register for your free Launch tickets click the link here and see you there!