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In the Black Fantastic Weekender

15 – 17 Jul

Side portrait of Inua Ellams with a background collage
Heather Tomlinson & Adama Jalloh

A weekend inspired by Hayward Gallery exhibition In the Black Fantastic

Explore three days of music, poetry, comedy, film and talks celebrating the breadth of contemporary Black art and culture.

Through myth, science fiction, spiritual traditions and Afrofuturism, artists recontextualise the past and invoke a future where Blackness thrives.

Special guest curator Inua Ellams presents two events to open the weekend, with new poetry commissions responding to the themes.

Sun Ra and band playing the saxophone
Image courtesy of the Artist
Summer: In the Black Fantastic

A season of contemporary Black art and culture inspired by our Hayward Gallery exhibition.

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