Lates: PITCH BLACK


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National Museum Cardiff

Cathays Park
Cardiff
Vale of Glamorgan
CF10 3NP
Wales

The series includes multi-artform commissions that interrogate the impact that the British Empire and culture has had on Black people and their history whilst exploring new ways to dream collectively Lates: PITCH BLACK presents events that will be running online every Thursday evening throughout May 2021 and will include bold new work created by our PITCH BLACK artists; Gabin Kongolo, June Campbell-Davies, Omikemi and Yvonne Connikie - commissioned by National Museum Cardiff and Artes Mundi. Alongside these commissions, Lates: PITCH BLACK will present film screenings, DJ sets, exclusive Black History tours of the National Museum of Wales Collections and extras from the Artes Mundi 9 exhibition. Lates: PITCH BLACK presents: 6 May - June Campbell-Davies Sometimes we’re invisible is a performance-based inquiry into the presence of Black people in Art from National Museum Cardiff’s historic art collection. 13 May - Gabin Kongolo NDAKO (Home) is a cine poem that reveals the poetic nature and experience of coming to Wales from Congo as refugees. 20 May - Omikemi Dreaming Bodies is a collaboratively produced audio artwork. That has been developed out of an a Black-centered somatic inquiry for LGBTQIA+ disabled folx. 27 May - Yvonne Connikie A time for New Dreams takes its name from a book by Ben Okri, a collection of essays on how the world is and how it could be. The work is an experimental and intergenerational manifestation of the dreams of the Windrush generation in Wales.

For more information on this event: https://museum.wales/whatson/digital/11289/Lates-PITCH-BLACK/

Further information

Upcoming event dates:

  • Thursday 20th May 2021 19:00 - 22:00
  • Thursday 27th May 2021 19:00 - 22:00

Charges:

£6 per event £15 bundle ticket for all 4 event Bundle tickets will be offered at a decreasing rate of 15% following each event for admittance to the remaining events

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