RAPHAEL ALBERT: “MISS BLACK AND BEAUTIFUL EXHIBITION”

For more than three decades from the late 1960’s, Raphael Albert organised and documented numerous black British beauty pageants and other cultural events, while creating a portfolio of photographs of aspiring models in his home studio.

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“RETURN TO YOUR ROOTS FESTIVAL 2018 – NATURAL HAIR, BEAUTY, HEALTH & WELLNESS” by Khembe Clarke

A family occasion full of positive vibes and high energy. Want to know more about looking after natural hair? Interested in improving your health and wellness. Looking for useful information and guidance – then look no further

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“NUDE ME – UNDER THE SKIN: RECLAIMING BLACK WOMEN’S VISIBILITY” By Costume Institute of the African Diaspora

Friday 27th April 2018, 6:00 PM – 8:00 PM @ Rootstein Hopkins Space, London College of Fashion, 20 John Princes Street, London W1G 0BJ Inspired by her current practice and research into hosiery, Enam Gbewonyo multimedia textile artist and founder of the Black British Female Artist Collective will examine how this simple garment, a staple of western women’s wardrobe…

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“FUTURE FIRST” THE EMPOWERING SHORT FILM IS A LOVE LETTER TO BLACK WOMEN AND THEIR HAIR

The short film Future First (watch now on YouTube) is an artistic interpretation of a black girls response to cornrows being renamed as ‘boxer braids’. The empowering short film is a love letter to Black women, encourages black girls to reclaim their time, as society often tries to steal from us then decline us. It shows how…

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*** BIGGER, BRIGHTER & BOLDER *** THE 2018 AFRO HAIR & BEAUTY SHOW

Sunday 27th & Monday 28th May @ The Business Design Center, 52 Upper Street, London N1 0QH Renowned as Europe’s largest afro hair and beauty show, Afro Hair & Beauty LIVE 2018 is set to be even bigger and better as it prepares to celebrate it’s 37th year over the Spring Bank Holiday weekend (27th…

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“THE GREATNESS EXHIBITION” by Jazmin Adena

The Greatness Exhibition is a two-part visual experience consisting of a series of portraits and a short documentary film exploring beauty, tradition and pride among individuals of African and Caribbean descent.

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