An exploration of the contribution of black visual art to the cultural landscape. Drawings and prints by artists of the black diaspora. Investigating British newspapers and their representation of black people

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with museums to interrogate collections in innovative ways. Exploring hidden social histories through creative visual practice. Excavating and preserving evidence of artists’ practice

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Discovering, interpreting and revealing creative contemporary visual art collections, supporting distinct areas of international excellence in contemporary arts research

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information with larger partnership organisations and smaller groups committed to the development of new ways of writing about, making and showing contemporary art

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An interdisciplinary visual art research project

based in the Centre for Contemporary Art (School of Art, Design and Performance) at the University of Central Lancashire. We are building on the success of our distinct areas of international excellence in contemporary art research. The project is led by Lubaina Himid MBE Professor of Contemporary Art and is supported by Susan Walsh Research Fellow Contemporary Art and Christine Eyene Guild Research Fellow