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The Salon: Black women, hair and heritage
6:00 pm – 8:00 pm
The Salon is a zine celebrating Black women, femmes, hair and heritage.
This amazing zine contains personal stories from MP Dawn Butler, author Otegha Uwagba and drag queen Son of a Tutu, including photography, poetry, essays and illustrations. Join us for a Q&A with the creator, Korantema Anyimadu.
This event has a limited number of concession tickets that have been made available through the support BMECP. If you are a person of colour who requires a concession ticket please complete an Accessibility Request Form to receive one.
About the Editor
Korantema is a curator and producer, working in heritage and the arts. Following on from her MA in Cultural Heritage where she researched Black women’s relationship with hair throughout history, Korantema curated an exhibition and series of events exploring hair as part of the London Borough of Culture. Her work has been included in the Migration Museum and Hackney Museum, and her project won a ‘Making History’ Award from the Mayor of London in 2019.
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