Worldwide multimedia visible artist speaks to Leicester Colleg…

Worldwide multimedia visible artist speaks to Leicester Colleg…

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Tamika Galanis spoke to inventive arts college students and helped with work on progressive globe artwork mission

Worldwide multimedia visible artist, Tamika Galanis not too long ago visited Leicester Faculty and spoke to Degree 2 inventive artwork college students.

The inspirational workshop centered on Tamika’s photography-based artwork and documentary work. Tamika additionally helped college students with a Leicester Faculty globe mission that can be a part of a wider exhibition later in the summertime.

Leicester Faculty is an official companion in The World Reimagined mission, a nationwide arts and studying programme specializing in the African continent – pre and put up slavery, and colonialism proper as much as the current day. Leicester is one among simply seven cities throughout the UK internet hosting the programme. The Faculty is the one Leicester-based Additional Training supplier concerned within the globe mission the place an artist is commissioned to work with native communities to create a globe that can be deeply related to position.

Tamika mentioned, “The World Reimagined mission is about social justice and understanding narratives behind black historical past and black tradition in Britain and world wide, with a selected concentrate on the transatlantic slave commerce. The mission is made up of a number of sections – there’s the group part, an academic part, a heritage part and a creative part. We’re making an attempt to hyperlink all these components collectively to empower the entire group and supply extra information about black historical past and all of the excellence we’ve dropped at this nation.

“I’m right here to speak to college students about how I theorise concepts for my work and be taught their views on what their considering is round this mission. It’s all the time attention-grabbing to produce other folks take into consideration type of the identical process however it’s going to be clearly utterly completely different.” 

Gail Pringle, Head of Equality, Range and Inclusion at Leicester Faculty mentioned:

“It’s an actual coup for Leicester Faculty to get such an acclaimed worldwide artist to go to and speak to our college students about her work. We’re positive that the scholars can be impressed by her imaginative and prescient and can be capable of use this to assist with the globe mission and their very own research.”

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