On Saturday 2nd September 2017, from 1PM to 4PM Serpentine Galleries will
host a talk and open conversation with the artist Barby Asante.
Cracks in the Curriculum aims to bring artists and educators together to
discuss ways of bringing pressing social issues into the classroom. Asante,
South London based Artist, Educator and Curator invites professionals to
come together to think about how to open up conversations about race and
racism in the classroom answering crucial questions about creative
opportunities, safe spaces for students from POC backgrounds and
confidence, empowerment and creativity among young people from different
Using the mixtape as a method, the artist invites participants to source online
images, news stories and videos, in order to generate multi-layered narratives.
Through collecting and curating digital material the audience will have the
chance to explore truth and fiction, creativity and cultural production.
Taking place in both the exhibitionArthur Jafa: A Series of Utterly
Improbable, Yet Extraordinary Renditions, and studio the workshop will
comprise of readings, critical discussion and experimental digital collage.
Materials, resources and refreshments are provided free of charge.
For more info and bookings visit: http://www.serpentinegalleries.org/learn/cracks-in-the-curriculum/cracks-curriculum-countless-ways-knowing
WHEN: 2nd September 2017, 1PM to 4PM
WHERE: Serpentine Galleries ( Kensington Gardens, London W2 3XA)
TICKETS: FREE (booking required)
Please contact Jemma Egan, Assistant Education Curator via email firstname.lastname@example.org or at +44 (0) 20
7298 1516 for any info and inquiries)