NOW Gallery

Citizens of Everywhere

Image Credit: ‘With, not against’ by Nicole Chui

6-10pm

As part of the annual NOW Later series, NOW Gallery interrogates the stigma of ‘otherness’, whilst contemplating historical and evolving racial tensions in the wake of the global pandemic through the eyes of Black, South, South East and East Asian communities. Coinciding with Black History Month, Citizens of Everywhere presents a series of film projects celebrating activism, rituals and the  constantly shifting idea of ‘home’ and  global citizens.

In a world where diasporic people and communities contribute to infinite blueprints of hybrid identities; where many are not from one place but multiple, how do we create our own sense of home? How do marginalised communities foster a spirit of solidarity, whilst navigating trauma? Who is to say that we are citizens of nowhere?

What’s On:

Artist Films
Ken Fero (Injustice) @migrantmedia
Cecile Emeke (Strolling)
Estabrak (Homecoming)
Sile Sibanda (Tale of Two Homes) @siles16
Samona Olanipekun (Kindred) @samona_o
Menelik Shabazz (Blood Ah go Run) @menelikshabazz
Richard Fung (My Mother’s Place)
Kyoko Takenaka (Home) @jinjabrew
Asheq Akhtar (On Migration)
Renee Tajima- Peña (Yuri & Bill Kochiyama: on the road in Mississippi, excerpt from My America…or Honk if You Love Buddha, The May 19th Projects) @rtajimapena
Ousmane Sembène (Black Girl)
Gessica Généus (Douvan jou ka leve) @geneusgessica

Podcasts
Oh Annie Oh @ohannieoh

Music
Daytimers @daytimers_uk
Amad @amad.png
SAMIA @samiajessieahmed
Rohan Rakhit @rohan.rakhit
NORSICAA @norsicaa

Workshops
Activist zines workshop with @ravensbourneuk students led by artist Nicole Chui @thatsewnicole
Black Minds Matter @blackmindsmatter.uk + ESEA sisters @esea.sisters
The Stuart Hall Library @iniva_arts community activism zines
Holding space with @_ysm8

Installation
Sofia Niazi @sofia_niazi

 

Grab a complimentary drink at bureau between 6-8pm, then enjoy the paid bar until 10 pm

 

Co-curated by Ruth Lie, Ligaya Salazar and Kaia Charles

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