Archiving Activism: Black Lives Matter

Archiving Activism: Black Lives Matter

Monday 5 Jul 2021 - 10:30am to Thursday 8 Jul 2021 - 12:30pm
Admission: 
FREE

Explore photography and archiving as a tool for social change with a new series of workshops focusing on the Black Lives Matter movement.

How will it work?

  • Take part in a series of creative workshops including photography with Macy Stewart, whose work has been featured in Vogue and LadyGunn magazine.
  • Develop skills in exhibition and curatorial design with National Museums NI curator Anna Liesching and learn how to present and showcase your work for display.
  • Discover how the arts are an important channel to enact change and how global movements can have a local impact.

Sessions will be delivered online via Zoom and Slack - all with the support of the Making the Future team.

The workshops will take place from 5-8 July, with sessions running from 10:30am-12:30pm.

This programme is FREE and open to anyone aged 16+ based in Northern Ireland or the border counties.

For more details, or to discuss any requirements, please contact Danielle Carragher: danielle.carragher@nmni.com

Programme Facilitators

Kwame Daniels is a vinyl-loving DJ & creative; Kwame has worked extensively as an individual artist facilitator within the public, private and community sectors. He is also the founder and CEO of Bounce Culture, a not-for-profit organisation that uses creative digital technology to aid personal development and skills training.

Macy Stewart is a 21 year old fashion and portrait photographer based outside Belfast. To date, Macy's work has appeared in magazines Vogue Italia, Dazed, Turf & Grain, as well as shooting campaigns for designers Hope Macaulay and Alanna Richardson.

Admission
FREE