Black Arts World: Slate Weekender, 12 – 15 Sept – Sheffield

A showcase of the new wave of Black* artists in the North. In an increasingly divided world, Slate champions connection, solidarity and arts for social change.

Experience four days of creative talent and innovation from Black artists based in the North and guest speakers spanning Visual Arts, Design, Music, Literature and Spoken Word, Dance, Performance, Film, Photography, Live Art, Skills Development and Wellbeing. Collectively they cover themes of artistic expression, change-making, intersectionality, politics and culture, Black experience, ecology and internationalism.

Various locations – Sheffield City Centre
FREE – includes some ticketed, limited capacity events

Highlights of the four day festival include:

12 & 13 September: 2 – 5pm – Workshops at Creative Lounge, Workstation
12 September: 8 – 9.30pm – Opening Night Social, Creative Lounge
14 September: 12 – 9pm – Performances at Site Square and Showroom
12 – 15 September – Exhibition at Sidney + Matilda
15 September: 4 – 7pm – Closing Night Social

*To Eclipse, Black includes anyone who is marginalized for their race or ethnicity.

Published on:
21 Aug 2019


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