Artist/Facilitator Call Out for Printing Workshops

Leading Scarborough-based visual arts organisation, Crescent Arts, is relaunching its popular creative workshop programme and is looking to connect with practitioners to facilitate these sessions. We want to invite new voices and talent into the organisation and offer new perspectives to audiences. Our current focus for these workshops is printmaking, tying in with the upcoming print exhibition ‘Flourish’ […]

Update: Crescent Arts

Crescent Arts has been a bit quiet recently, but don’t worry! We have been busy working behind the scenes to bring workshops and our art provision back safely after lockdown. This newsletter will communicate to you all a bit more information about where the organisation currently is and our plans for the future. Over the […]

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 […]