National Portrait Gallery: In Conversation: Simon Frederick and Guests

Artist and director Simon Frederick shines a light on the extraordinary achievements being made by Britain’s black community celebrated in his current display of photographs, Black is the New Black. Self-taught artist, photographer, filmmaker and broadcaster Simon Frederick was born in London to Grenadian parents. His multidisciplinary work seeks to explore society, culture and human nature. He has produced and directed the award-winning documentary series Black is the New Black (2016) and They’ve Gotta Have Us (2018), which features notable black artists in cinema today. Frederick served as a judge on the Sky Arts series Master of Photography and has been profiled as one of 2018’s 100 ‘Most Influential Black Britons’ in the category of Media, Publishing and Entertainment. Part of the programme of events complementing Black is the New Black. Image credit; David Harewood by Simon Frederick

14 December 2018, 19:00 Where: Ondaatje Wing Theatre  Tickets: £10 (£8 concessions and Gallery Supporters) Book online, or visit the Gallery in person.

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