This event will mark the 18th anniversary of the death of Mikey Powell in West Midlands police custody, celebrates 5 years of the National Memorial Family Fund, and screening of the Ultraviolence film.
What’s On & Events
While War Inna Babylon was originally scheduled to open in May 2020 – the delay due to Covid-19 – has inadvertently made this the most timely exhibition it could possibly be.
The makers of the controversial film Injustice, which the Police Federation tried to suppress on its release in 2001, will begin screenings of a hard hitting follow up film starting this weekend.
This exhibition, Someone’s Daughter by The View Magazine, sets out to initiate reform of a failing system by use of photography by leading practitioners from the UK and abroad.
After closing its doors for more than a year, the Institute of Contemporary Arts reopens with an exhibition focused on the “various forms of state violence and institutional racism targeted at Britain’s Black communities”.
June 2021 will mark 15 years since the launch of 4WardEverUK in 2006 by Tippa Naphtali the cousin of Mikey Powell, who was killed in the custody of West Midlands police, Birmingham, UK in September 2003.
It took 19 years for Ken Fero to complete Ultraviolence, a shocking exposé of deaths resulting from beatings, shootings, teargassing etc. Fero is now back with another collaboration with Tariq Mehmood.
Sounds of Resistance is a sound artwork that will take shape over the year. Local artist Felix Taylor will bring together the thoughts, feelings and inspirations of local people, on the past present and future of Brixton.