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    A Journey: Migration Through Sound

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    Fri 19 Aug, 6.30pm
    Riverside Terrace, Level 2
    Art & exhibitions
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    Creative collective SXWKS takes us on a journey through sound, tracing the cultural impact of Black diasporic movement on our musical landscape.

    Artist line-up to be announced soon.

    SXWKS, named in tribute to the six-week school summer holiday, is a London-based creative collective using the power of a group to share artistic projects with their community.

    More than a collective, they are connected by their refusal to relegate their artistic engagement to just a spare-time activity, maintaining it as a core part of their everyday existence.

    The event takes its inspiration from the chapters of Ekow Eshun’s book In the Black Fantastic: The Art of Afrofuturism, which is published to coincide with the exhibition he has curated at the Hayward Gallery.

    Dates & times

    Fri 19 Aug, 6.30pm
    Approximate run time: 240 mins.
    Run times may vary by up to 20 minutes as they can be affected by last-minute programme changes, intervals and encores.

    Price

    • Standard entryFree

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