Previews: Culture of a Continent in the Frame ; Photography AFRICA IN LONDON Inn on the Green LONDON
Cripps, Charlotte, The Independent (London, England)
Africa 05, Britain's biggest-ever celebration of African culture that took place last year, continues its legacy in Africa Beyond.
This programme of African art and culture is supported by the Arts Council and major events over the coming 12 months include Uncomfortable Truths at the Victoria and Albert Museum in London and the Celebrating Africa festival at the British Museum. Events next year will celebrate the bicentenary of the abolition of the slave trade and the 50th anniversary of Ghana's independence from the UK.
"Africa Beyond aims to keep African arts and culture in a central place in the UK cultural landscape," says Tessa Watt, the programme director, "giving as wide an audience as possible the chance to experience the richness and diversity of art coming from the African continent - which has 54 nations and a worldwide diaspora. With a vast
range of arts: cinema, television, photography, literature, music, …
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Publication information: Article title: Previews: Culture of a Continent in the Frame ; Photography AFRICA IN LONDON Inn on the Green LONDON. Contributors: Cripps, Charlotte - Author. Newspaper title: The Independent (London, England). Publication date: July 5, 2006. Page number: 21. © 2009 The Independent - London. Provided by ProQuest LLC. All Rights Reserved.
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