AACDD Festival 2011 officially announced

12.05.2011 12:23

London Design Festival

The African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Festival Programme 2011 has officially been announced today at the London Design Festival press conference.

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The Caribbean Art and Culture Magazine - Vol 2

27.04.2011 00:01

ARC - The Caribbean Art and Culture Magazine

ARC Magazine, the quarterly Caribbean Art and Culture print and e-magazine, launch their second issue today at Bocas Lite Fest

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A Year Dedicated to People of African Descent

10.04.2011 15:06

International Year for People of African Descent

On 18 December 2009, the United Nations General Assembly proclaimed the year beginning on 1 January 2011 the "International Year for People of African Descent".

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African & African-Caribbean Design Diaspora Initiative - Questions & Answers

06.04.2011 11:47

What is AACDD? An initiative to promote the creative skills - academically or traditionally craft-trained - and commercial potential of ethnic minorities of African and African-Caribbean descent in the UK and their creative counterparts in Africa and the Caribbean.

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News from our partners

Inspire! News

News & Updates from Inspire! - the Education Business Partnership for London Borough of Hackney

Inspire! and Fab Lab – Getting Children Excited About STEM Careers

We're teaming up with Fab Lab London again to help bring STEM careers to life for Hackney pupils!


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[Call for Artists] Thenublk + Citizins: Children of the Gap Exhibition

In the photo series ‘Not Black Enough for Brooklyn, Not African Enough for Accra’ visual artist Kojo Owusu-Kusi reflects on this common experience felt by many of his generation:

“I’m stuck in this limbo and I know now that I’m ... Read More



Pushing Digital Boundaries

Awesome Tapes from Africa: Music and Cover Art Inspiration

If you didn’t already know, we thought we would tell you about Awesome Tapes from Africa. We hope to continue to catalogue amazing digital platforms like Awesome Tapes from Africa. Begun by music publicist Brian Shimkovitz in 2006, Awesome Tapes is an archive of rare African music cassette tapes that have been digitized. What I […]