Watch this short documentary produced by Fatma Wardy for BBC News about the re-opening of the Stuart Hall Library.
On the heels of the black arts movement of the 1980s, Iniva was founded to create a space for black artists ignored by the mainstream art world.
The core of Iniva as an arts organisation is the Stuart Hall Library. Named after the renowned British-Jamaican cultural theorist, the Stuart Hall Library is a specialist collection of more than 10,000 volumes relating to art by people of African, Asian, Caribbean and Latin American descent.
The documentary follows the move to the new location in Pimlico and celebrates Iniva’s 25th anniversary. Hear Director Melanie Keen explain the origins of Iniva and how it continues to support artists of African, Asian and Latin American descent.