Bekke Popoola, Olivia Mathurin-Essandoh, and Kariima Ali opened the doors for their art exhibition ‘British Black Girlhood’, to affirm, explore, celebrate and share experiences of Black British girls. Various pieces from multiple mediums; photography, graphic art, illustrations, paintings, and writings were all on display; you’re able to construct your interpretation of their unique experiences.
From the artwork to night entertainment, there was a mixture of cultures showcasing the different perspectives of the Black British girls’ experience. However, each of their expressions are uniquely intertwined as they collectively contribute to affirm the experience of the British black girl.
Artist featured: Adams jallah, Ago Ogundayo, Fadzayi Charity Sango, Idowi kukoyi, Kay Davis, Pearl Ivy, Tracey Francis, Angela Simpeh, Samantha Almond Adeluwo, Bekke Popoola, Olivia Mathurin-Essandoh and Kariima Ali.
Written by – Kofi Dwaah