‘Not Only Our Land But Also Our Souls’
This show will explore how the African Diaspora experiences cities and urban environments, with particular attention to notions of (un)belonging. We want to analyse the relationship between race and space and examine the movement of African people through migration, both forced and voluntary; displacement, both internal and external, and gentrification, with particular focus on the city as a space of diasporic settlement.
– Presented by Mahamed Abdullahi & Imani Robinson
Sorryyoufeeluncomfortable (SYFU) are a London-based collective of thinkers and makers, using art practice to interrogate dominant discourses and structures. The group came together following discussions and development of the project Baldwin’s Nigger Reloaded; instigated by Agency for Agency (artist Barby Asante and curator Teresa Cisneros) in partnership with Iniva. During the PASS sessions at The Showroom, SYFU members will be opening the live broadcasting each day with a series they call From Africa To Future. For a full lowdown on …