Thu, 07 Apr 2022, 19:30 (BST)
Bernie Grant Arts Centre, London (ENG), Bernie Grant Arts Centre, Town Hall Approach Rd, Tottenham Green, London, N15 4RX
Professor Dan Hicks, Author of The British Museums: The Benin Bronzes, Colonial Violence and Cultural Restitution will be giving the Bernie Grant Memorial Lecture 2022 lecture. Followed by a panel of discussions and questions from the audience, chaired by our chairman Roger Mckenzie.
Using Frantz Fanon’s essay on Racism and Culture as a guide, and taking stock of the 125th anniversary of the looting of the Benin Bronzes in 1897, the talk brings those issues up to date by asking what an anti-racist, anti-war movement for culture could look like today, as we resist ongoing assaults against education, equality and the arts.
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