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Seeking a Black Aesthetic

Announcement relating to a conference, 1987
Published by: Creation for Liberation
Year published: 1987

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Programmed to coincide with Creation for Liberation’s Open Exhibition at Brixton Village, 17 October - 7 November 1987. This A4 leaflet promoting Seeking a Black Aesthetic described it as a forum to “be led by Aubrey Williams and chaired by Errol Lloyd. Aubrey will cast a critical look at the artistic output of black artists in Britain, followed by a question and answer period. His talk will be preceeded (sic) by the showing of the film The Mark of the Hand produced by Imruh ‘Bakari’ Caesar.” Note, Caesar was actually the film’s  director.

The event took place on Thursday 29 October 1987, at 7pm, in the Theatre of Brixton Village.

The flyer contained extensive biographical notes on Williams, as well as an uncredited photograph of the artist, and a small monochrome reproduction of Sun Hyroglyph (sic). The flyer incorrectly states that “Aubrey narrates [The Mark of the Hand] himself.”

Related people

»  Errol Lloyd

Born, 1943 in Jamaica

»  Aubrey Williams

Born, 1926 in Georgetown, Guyana. Died, 1990

Related exhibitions

Related venues

»  Brixton Village, Brixton Hill

London, United Kingdom