the blak art group research project
Reframing the Moment
Conference Programme and details Booking Information The October 1982 Archive About the Blk Art Group Research Project
On Thursday 28th October 1982 a group of black art students hosted The First National Convention of Black Art at Wolverhampton Polytechnic. Their purpose was to discuss 'the form, function and future of black art'. Thirty years later almost to the day, on Saturday 27th October 2012 a group of artists, curators, art historians and academics will gather, once again in Wolverhampton, to share scholarship and research the 'black art movement' of the 1980s, its core debates, precursors and legacies

Keynote by Dr Kobena Mercer