CVAN Presents…Art & Politics of Health| Bárbara Rodriguez + Oreet Ashery

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Events | No Comments

Friday, July 3, 2020 2:00 PM  3:00 PM At a time when questions of health are most critical, curator Bárbara Rodriguez and artist Oreet Ashery explore the ever pertinent relationship between art and health. Follow this link to register:

New Digital Commissions at Scarborough Museums Trust

Posted by on Jun 29, 2020 in Events, Exhibitions | No Comments

New Digital Commissions invites seven artists to create digital artworks which will be released online over the next four months. These artworks will appear across a range of social media platforms and are part of our response to the ongoing lockdown. The commissions examine the significance of objects – museums artefacts, personal possessions or things noticed […]

On monuments and the structures of racism

Posted by on Jun 23, 2020 in Discussion, Topical | No Comments

John Akomfrah in conversation with Tina Campt, Ekow Eshun, Saidiya Hartman This discussion, recorded on Thursday 18 June 2020, examined the legacy of John Akomfrah’s early films, such as Signs of Empire and Handsworth Songs, in the context of ongoing Black Lives Matter protests, the destruction of colonial monuments and the structures of institutional racism. The conversation was moderated by writer and broadcaster […]


Posted by on Jun 9, 2020 in Uncategorised | No Comments

On Tuesday we posted a black box on Instagram in support of #BlackOutTuesday. We were challenged about this and now recognise that a black box is not enough. We need to be stronger and more proactive in our response to systemic racism.    At Crescent Arts we express our solidarity with Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic people […]