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Join us online for Black Gold Arts Festival 2021’s opening event!

 

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‘Forgotten  outside   

Surprise    burst      of green       of life

There   soaked in   bucket

The wind blew     fiercely, you bloomed

freed from your cages’

We are joined by keynote speaker Kleaver Cruz to explore topics of Black Joy. Particularly in relation to Kleaver’s work on The Black Joy Project in the United States and reflect on the spaces where this joy exists.

Hosted by Meduulla, avid speaker and activist, this keynote speech is followed by a screening of Chanje Kunde’s Plant Fetish. Plant Fetish is written and performed by Chanje Kunda, re-imagined for camera by film director Juliet Ellis. There will also be a Q&A for audiences to interact with artists. 

The film is a dark satirical comedy. A black woman living with Post Traumatic Stress Disorder discovered that plants reduce stress. Think ‘After life’ by Ricky Gervais meets Love Island, via Gardeners’ World. 

Black Gold Arts and Contact have come together during Black History Month to deliver a line-up of outstanding Black-led art, performance and film, all supported and commissioned by the two organisations. Keep your eyes peeled for additional events.

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  • Price
    Free
  • Venue

    Contact

  • Ages
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  • Booking info

    You will receive a link to the event via email when it is available to view. Please check your inboxes, including junk/spam email, for this.

  • Genre
Date Time & Place
Tuesday 19 October 7:00pm
Sold out
  • Kleaver Cruz - www.kleavercruz.com
  • The Black Joy Project - Kleaver Cruz - www.kleavercruz.com
  • Chanje Kunda - Plant Fetish

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