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Conference: Staying Power: Narratives of Black British Experience, 22-23 May 2015

This two-day conference has been organised in association with the exhibitions, 'Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience, 1950s-1990s' which are currently on display at the V&A and Black Cultural Archives, Brixton. The conference raises awareness of the contribution of black Britons to British culture and society, as well as to the art of photography. Speakers include Barbie Asante, Jennie Baptiste, James Barnor, Pogus Caesar, Ingrid Pollard, Syd Shelton and The Islington Twins.

The conference is free but booking is essential. For further information and to book a place please phone the V&A Bookings Office on +44 (0)20 7942 2211

Staying Power: Narratives of Black British Experience

Friday 22–Saturday 23 May 2015

Day One: Lydia and Manfred Gorvy Lecture Theatre, V&A, South Kensington

Day Two: Lambeth Town Hall and Black Cultural Archives, Brixton


To view the conference programme please visit the V&A's website:

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