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Black Arts World is a showcase of the new wave of Black* artists in the North. Curated by Melanie Abrahams.

Experience four days of creative talent and innovation from Black artists based in the North and guest speakers spanning Visual Arts, Design, Music, Literature and Spoken Word, Dance, Performance, Film, Photography, Live Art, Skills Development and Wellbeing. Collectively they cover themes of artistic expression, change-making, intersectionality, politics and culture, Black experience, ecology and internationalism.


12 & 13 September: 2 – 5pm – Workshops at Creative Lounge, Workstation
12 September: 6 – 9.30pm – Launch at Site Gallery and Opening Night Social at Workstation
14 September: 12 – 9pm – Performances at Site Square and Showroom
12 – 15 September – Exhibition at Sidney + Matilda
15 September: 4 – 7pm – Closing Night Social

For the full festival line-up visit Eclipse website.

FREE – includes some ticketed, limited capacity events.

Supported by City of Ideas and Slate – an Eclipse movement. In an increasingly divided world, Slate champions connection, solidarity and arts for social change. *To Eclipse, Black includes anyone who is marginalised for their race or ethnicity.


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