This Saturday 21 November a new exhibition – Do You Remember Olive
Morris?, opened at Gasworks. Uncovering the untold history of the
Brixton-based activist who fought for women’s as well as racial
minorities’ rights, it is the culmination of three years of
community-led research inspired by this remarkable figure in South
London’s recent history. More information on the exhibition can be found
The exhibition will be accompanied by a rich programme of talks,
discussions and film screenings on social and political issues.
Next Thursday, 26 November 7pm artist Sonia Boyce will give
a talk on her project Devotional, a celebration of Black Female singers
in British entertainment. She’ll also talk about her involvement in the
Remembering Olive Collective.
On Saturday, 12 December there will be a bike tour that takes
participants to places that are related to Olive Morris’s life and
On Thursday, 14 January Stella Dadzie, co-author of The Heart of the
Race. Black Women’s Lives in Britain, Kelly Foster and Mia Morris from
the Black Cultural Archives will introduce a year-long oral history
project documenting the activism of Black women in the UK.
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