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Young People in the Stuart Hall Library

Carnival Stories Zakia Sewell and Tej Adeleye

04 Aug 2018
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    Free, booking essential.

Join us for the latest in our Young People’s series of workshops, in collaboration with NTS Radio and George Padmore Institute and come help kickstart a new digital archive with your own carnival stories.

Myth, music and memories of carnival will be explored through our combined archives of zines, publications, sounds and video. Bringing this all to life will be a talk and in-conversation with the legendary photographer Charlie Phillips who captured the politically charged Notting Hill carnival of the 1960’s and Nicole Rachelle Moore (writer and educator on Caribbean culture). We’ll also look at artists who have worked with the idea of carnival such as Sonia Boyce and curator Claire Tancons and will open the floor to you to explore the archive materials, to discuss and tell us your memories of carnival.

Led by NTS DJ’s and producers – the amazing Zakia Sewell and Tej Adeleye, this incredible session will need your voice – your contribution to help create a festival of sound to be broadcast on NTS Radio later this summer. You’ll have the opportunity to talk to Tej and Zakia about their roles in producing incredible engaging radio shows and documentaries and we’ll start thinking about how we can create new carnival archives…

Please note: If you are under 18 you will need to fill in a parental consent form obtainable from sibreck@iniva.org

Carnival Stories