The Melanin Speaks

18 –⁠ 29 Oct 2023, 6pm
across the site
Art & exhibitions
'The Melanin Speaks' in white text on a black background
Lauren Harewood, Esai, 2023

This installation combines George the Poet’s verse with visuals by Lauren Harewood and Esai Asiaw and projects them on the walls of the Royal Festival Hall.

Lauren Harewood focuses on empowering marginalised communities in her work as an art and design director in the worlds of music, fashion and contemporary arts.

Esai Asiaw is a multidisciplinary creative focusing on new forms of communication through the amalgamation of multiple disciplines.

George the Poet is a London-born spoken word performer of Ugandan heritage. His innovative brand of musical poetry has won him critical acclaim both as a recording artist and a social commentator.

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Age recommendation

Suitable for all ages.

Dates & times

18 –⁠ 29 Oct 2023, 6pm


  • Standard entryFree

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