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The Black Moving Cube: Black Figuration and the Moving Image

Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2006
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 2006
Unpaginated.

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Black square box large enough to contain a DVD and a square paperback catalogue relating to an exhibition/47pages

Title: The Black Moving Cube: Black Figuration & The Moving Image
Featuring: Inge Blackman | Kolé Onile-Ere | John Sealey | Kaz Ové
dates: Thursday 6 July - Sunday 6 August 2006

Commissioned by Arnolfini, Decibel and Arts Council England, published by Arnolfini 2006 - Designed and printed in the UK in an edition of 1000 © Arnolfini, the artists and writers, 2006. DVD and printed publication edited by Paul Purgas / designed by Clayton Welham. All photograpy courtesy of The Artists.

Contents:
Foreword: David A. Bailey (Curator) - 3
Introduction: Paul Purgus (Assistant Curator) - 6
Inge Blackman: Legacy - 17
Kolé Onile-Ere: Reel Life Fiction Part 1: The Virus - 25
John Sealey: They Call Me, Don’t Call Me… - 33
Kaz Ové: Cold Dead Hands - 41

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»  David A. Bailey MBE

Born, 1961 in UK

»  Inge Blackman

Born in England, date unknown

»  Kaz Ovè

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

The Black Moving Cube

Brochure relating to an exhibition, 2006
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 2006
Unpaginated.

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Colour brochure/programme/19 pages/produced by Arnolfini, Bristol for the months July/August 2006 - relates to an exhibition

Title: The Black Moving Cube
Cover image: Black Moving Cube: Kolé Noil-ere, Reel Life Fiction Part 1
Page 4 contains imformation relating to the exhibition - text is as follows: Exhibitions/Film - Thusday 6 July - Sunday 6 August: The Black Moving Cube: Black Figuration & the Moving Image / Dark Studio / Free

The Black Moving Cube season represents work from black artists who have used the physical space of the gallery and museum to re-frame a particular set of ideas that comments upon film art culture. Collectively the programme explores ideas of culture and identity through influences including the 70’s Blaxplotation era, contemporary pop culture and the African diaspora.”
At the bottom of the page is a paragraph of text titled: “Perspective - Historically, representations of the black body in the UK have been a constant presence across fine art and popular culture, yet up to now the subject has received very little critical attention. Over the past two decades, new generations of artists working with the moving image have begun to reverse this trend - revealing how images of “otherness’ have been central to commonplace definations of identity within the symbolic order of the West.”
Page 17 lists 3 contextual events accompanying the exhibition: The Black Moving Cube: Commissions Premiere and Q&A - Wed 5 July 6pm; Charles Burnett in Conversation - Weds 5 July 8.30pm; Moving Cube Launch Party featuring Goldie - Weds 5 July / at The Tube - 11.30pm

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»  David A. Bailey MBE

Born, 1961 in UK

»  Inge Blackman

Born in England, date unknown

»  Kaz Ovè

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Trophies of Empire | New Art Commissions in Bristol, Hull and Liverpool

Invite relating to an exhibition, 1992
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1992
Unpaginated.

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A5 colour printed double sided invitation/produced by the gallery for an exhibition

Title:Trophies of Empire: New Art Commissions in Bristol, Hull and Liverpool - Arnolfini, Bristol.
Cover image: Still from Trade Winds, Keith Piper, 1992.“You are cordially invited to a private view on Friday 20 November, 6 - 8pm“. Exhibition continues: 21 November 1992 - 10 January 1993 Featuring: Carole Drake, Edwina Fitzpatrick, Sunil Gupta, Shaheen Merali, Keith Piper, Donald Rodney, South Atlantic Souvenirs & Trouble, Veena Stephenson. Live Art Commission 5 - 6 December, 8pm - Bandale Iyapo - Footsteps Of The Hummingbird. Event 12 December, 1 - 4pm - Keith Piper and commissioned artists discuss the themes raised by the exhibition.

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»  Bandele Iyapo

Born in Trinidad, date unknown

»  Shaheen Merali

Born, 1959 in Dar-es-Salaam, Tanzania

»  Keith Piper

Born, 1960 in Malta

»  Donald Rodney

Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

»  Veena Stephenson

Born, 1962

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»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Trophies of Empire

Exhibition guide relating to an exhibition, 1992
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1992
Unpaginated.

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A5 4 panel fold out monochrome printed text and image/exhibition guide/produced by Arnolfini gallery for an exhibition

Title: Trophies of Empire
Arnolfini, 21 November 1992 - 10 January 1993
Featuring: Carole Drake, Edwina Fitzpatrick, Sunil Gupta, Bandele Iyapo, Shaheen Merali, Keith Piper, Donald Rodney, Veena Stephenson, South Atlantic Souvenirs & Trouble
Cover image: Keith Piper - detail from Trade Winds

Inside 4 panels and outside back panel contains a text that accompanies the exhibition, from the introduction: “A 19th century Bristolian commentator remarked that “there is not a brick in the city which is not cemented with the blood of a slave.” 1992, the year of the Columbus Quincentenary and the advent of a Single European market, provides an appropriate context for this project which explores various legacies of imperialism in relation to both the specific histories of the three ports and the wider issues of colonial expansion such as the Atlantic Slave Trade, continuing Third World exploitation and the diaspora of Black communities. The commissioned artists have responded innovatively through a range of art forms - from Keith Piper’s video installation Trade Winds to the visual theatre of Bandele Iyapo, and from South Atlantic Souvenir’s range of edible “post-colonial“ Trophies products to Sunil Gupta’s digitised photography.”

Live Events: Bandele Iyapo - Footsteps of the Hummingbird
5 - 6 December 8pm - with choreographer Barry Anderson, film maker Carol Stevens and theatre direction by Geoff Cresswell of ACT (African Caribbean Theatre)

Legacies Debate: 12 December 1.30 - 4pm: Keith Piper, initiator of Trophies of Empire and Sunil Gupta with Dr. Gareth Griffiths, Empire and Commonwealth Museum, Bristol in conversation

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»  Carole Drake

Born, 1963 in Bristol, UK

»  Keith Piper

Born, 1960 in Malta

»  Donald Rodney

Born, 1961 in Birmingham, England. Died, 1998

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»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Arnolfini | Poster - November 1992

Poster relating to an exhibition, 1992
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1992
Unpaginated.

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A2 Poster/monthly progamme - doublesided/text on one side, image on other/produced by Arnolfini gallery

Title: Arnolfini: November 1992

Text on the image side: “African dance with modern expression/Germaine Acogny and Arona Ndiaya; Pialat’s highly - praised film/Van Gogh; Dutch and British artists from/The Becht Collection, Holland; Sculpture, photography, video and mixed media/Trophies of Empire” Image: Germaine Acogny and Arona Ndiaya (photograph) On the text side is an image from Trade Winds by Keith Piper from Trophies of Empire.

From the ‘forthcoming events’ section: “XLR8; Bandele Iyapo presents Footsteps of the Hummingbird / 5-6 December; Bandele Iyapo’s new work, Footsteps of the Hummingbird, combines performance, film and batik to examine the legacy of Columbus and experiences of Black communities within Bristol. If you are interested in attending African dance classes within the community leading to participation in final performances. Commissioned by Arnolfini Live as part of Trophies of Empire.”

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»  Carole Drake

Born, 1963 in Bristol, UK

»  Sunil Gupta

Born, 1953 in New Delhi, India

»  Bandele Iyapo

Born in Trinidad, date unknown

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»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Footsteps of the Hummingbird by Bandale Iyapo

Press release relating to an exhibition, 1993
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1993
Unpaginated.

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A4 single sheet of photocopied paper/No date/Produced by the Gallery for a performance

Title:Footsteps of the Hummingbird by Bandale Iyapo: Commissioned by Arnolfini Live
Director: Bandele Iyapo; Theatre Direction: Cresswell and David McCalla, African Carribbean Theatre; Choregrapher: Barrigton Anderson; Musical Director: Sarah Jewell.

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»  Bandele Iyapo

Born in Trinidad, date unknown

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»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Trophies of Empire: live art commission

Press release relating to an exhibition, 1992
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1992
Unpaginated.

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A3 landscape single sheet/photocopy/produced by the gallery for an open submission

Title: Arnolfini Live: Trophies of Empire - Live art commission

“Proposals are invited for a live art commission (eg video, sculpture, performance or other artforms which intergrate a live presence) to be staged in Bristol during autumn 1992. The commission will explore the results of slavery, liberation and migration in relation to the development, consolidation and contemporary experience of black communities in Bristol.”

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»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

The Ghosts of Songs - invite

Invite relating to an exhibition, 2007
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 2007
Unpaginated.

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A5 double sided colour printed think card invitation/produced by the Arnolfini for the preview of an exhibition

Title: The Ghosts of Songs: A retrospective of the Black Audio Film Collective
Saturday 28 April - Sunday 24 June 2007. “You are invited to the preview on Friday 27 April 6pm - 8pm.“ Invite image: Black Audio Film Collective, Filming Testament, grain silo complex Tema, Ghana, 1988 (uncredited)

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»  John Akomfrah OBE

Born, 1957 in Accra, Ghana

»  Kodwo Eshun

Born, 1967 in UK

»  Kobena Mercer

Born, 1960 in Ghana

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Bristol, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom

Black Audio Film Collective - Arnolfini exhibition guide

Exhibition guide relating to an exhibition, 2007
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 2007
Unpaginated.

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Small colour printed doublesided stapled programme/27 pages/events programme May - June 2007/Produced by Arnolfini

Cover image: Black Audio Film Collective, Filming Testament, grain silo comple, Tema Ghana, 1988. Main title: Black Audio Film Collective

On page 2 under the highlights section is the following text by Helen Cole, Live Art Producer: “The Ghosts of Songs is another exhibition that resists usual art form classification. Exploring the film art of the Black Audio Film Collective, it occupies the galleries thrughout May and June and includes The Black Room, a walk through installation of books and records influential in their work…

Page 4 - 5 details the exhibition: The Ghosts of Songs: A retrospective of the Black Audio Film Collective. Saturday 28 April - Sunday 24 June. From the accompanying text: “The Ghosts of Songs is the first retrospective to explore ths body of work. Curated and produced by Kodwo Eshun and Anajalika Sagar of the Otolith Group, it reveals the Collective as resolutely experimental, defiantly articulate artists, dedicated to engaging with the past, present and future of memory, media and moving image.”

Page 19 details an associated film screening: Who Needs a Heart & Introduction - Wednesday 13 June. “To coincide with the exhibition The Ghosts of Songs, a screening of one of Black Audio Film Collective’s most controversial films. In revisiting the forgotten history of British Black Power, the Collective created a largley silent movie whose soundtrack of avant garde jazz and Tibetan ritual music explored how audio can function to direct the audience’s gaze.… “This film will be introduced by director and founding member of Black Audio Film Collective, John Akomfrah.”

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»  John Akomfrah OBE

Born, 1957 in Accra, Ghana

»  Kodwo Eshun

Born, 1967 in UK

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

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London, United Kingdom

The Ghosts of Songs | A Retrospective of the Black Audio Film Collective

Exhibition guide relating to an exhibition, 2007
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 2007
Unpaginated.

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A3 single sheet landscape folded to A4/monochrome text doublesided printed information sheet/produced by Arnolfini gallery to introduce an exhibition

Title: The Ghosts of Songs: A Retrospective of the Black Audio Film Collective
Date: 28 April - 24 June 2007

From the text: “The Black Audio Film Collective (BAFC) was founded in 1982 by seven undergraduates in Sociology and Fine Art: John Akomfrah, Lina Gopaul, Avril Johnson, Reece Auguiste, Trevor Mathison, Edward George and Claire Joseph, who left in 1985 and was replaced by David Lawson. The Collective formally dissolved in 1988. Based in East London, the group produced internationally aclaimed films, video - essays and slide tape work, initiated courses and workshops, curated film programmes and participated in debates around independent, alternative cine-culture.…”

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»  John Akomfrah OBE

Born, 1957 in Accra, Ghana

»  Kodwo Eshun

Born, 1967 in UK

»  Kobena Mercer

Born, 1960 in Ghana

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

»  Whitechapel Art Gallery

London, United Kingdom

The Black Moving Cube | Black Figuration & the Moving Image

Group show at Arnolfini 2006
Date: 6 July, 2006 until 6 August, 2006
Curator: David A. Bailey / Paul Purgas
Organiser: Arnolfini

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Brochure relating to an exhibition, 2006

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 2006

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»  David A. Bailey MBE

Born, 1961 in UK

»  Inge Blackman

Born in England, date unknown

»  Kaz Ovè

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»  Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom

Arnolfini

Bristol, United Kingdom
Official website: Arnolfini

From the website: “In a fantastic waterside location at the heart of Bristol’s harbourside, Arnolfini is one of Europe’s leading centres for the contemporary arts. Art exhibitions, a cinema, live art and dance there is always something new to see. The converted warehouse contains one of the country’s best arts bookshops as well a café bar.”

One of the UK venues for Rhapsodies in Black: Art of the Harlem Renaissance, (6 September - 19 October 1998).

The exhibition was organised by the Hayward Gallery, London, in collaboration with The Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C., and the Institute of International Visual Arts, London. The exhibition was devised and selected by Richard J. Powell and David A. Bailey.

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Catalogue relating to an exhibition, 1991

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Exhibition guide relating to an exhibition, 1992

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»  Tracey Moffatt

Solo show at Arnolfini. 1998

»  Trophies of Empire - Arnolfini

Group show at Arnolfini. 1992 - 1993

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»  Val/Valerie Brown

Born, 1966 in England

»  Virginia Nimarkoh

Born, 1967 in London, England

»  Tony Phillips

Born, 1952 in Liverpool, UK

»  Sher Rajah

Born, 1954

»  Vincent Stokes

Born, 1964 in London, England

An invitation to a book discussion

Letter relating to a publication, 1994
Published by: Arnolfini
Year published: 1994
Unpaginated.

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Single sheet A4 portrait/monochrome text printed on headed paper/Invitation produced by the Arnolfini to a book discussion

Text (in bold) An Invitation to a Book Discussion to be held on Tuesday 26 October at 7.30pm
An extract from the letter: “ The recently published book Disrupted Borders - An Intervention in Definitions of Boundaries will be discussed in a forum with four of the authors - Emily Anderson, Monika Baker, Clare Harris and Tim Screech. I should like to extend an invitation to attend. Disrupted Borders (is) released in conjunction with the launch of an exhibition under the same title, seeks to break through divisions and boundaries that Eurocentric culture tells us are fixed and natural, but deny the validity of diverse experience.”
Letter is signed by Tessa Jackson - Director, Arnolfini.

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