We’re delighted to announce that there will be a performance of Weisser Peter, written by Mohamed Wa Baile, at 7pm on Friday 4th November, at the Westbahntheater in Innsbruck. The performance is part of our conference- Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance. Mohamed Wa Baile is an activist, scholar and playwright based in Switzerland … More Weisser Peter (White Peter) Stage Play Performance in Innsbruck
Artist Karina Griffith will be showing a series of moving image works and artifacts at our upcoming conference Returning the Gaze II: Stories of Resistance at the University of Innsbruck in Austria next month. The exhibition will be free to access for University of Innsbruck students and conference delegates. Becoming Afro German is an … More Becoming Afro German expo at Returning the Gaze II conference!
We are very excited to announce our screening of Too Black to be French? (2015), a documentary by Isabelle Boni-Claverie and Quark Productions, at the University of Innsbruck on Thursday 3rd November at 19h30. As a film that literally inverts the white, European, racialising gaze, the screening will provide the perfect opening to our forthcoming … More Film Screening of Too Black to be French? (2015)
Ever wanted to create a zine but never had the chance or didn’t know how? Already made a zine and want to share it with a broader audience? Manchester Metropolitan University (MMU) is offering zine-makers the exciting opportunity to contribute to their Special Collections series! Explaining their project via their site, they state: MMU Special Collections is … More MMU Special Collections wants your zines!
There are just two days left for creative and artistic minds out there to submit their ideas for the BFI 2022 consultation, which closed on Thursday 8th September. The British Film Institute (BFI) is inviting the public an opportunity to offer their suggestions and critiques over several thematic categories with regards to the future of … More Submit Your Ideas for BFI 2022 NOW!
EVCL – the makers of hit kids series Bino and Fino – have a back to school gift for Dutch-speaking children! Last week they released a Dutch translation of one of the most popular episodes – the The Mighty Wall of Benin! You can see the episode below.. Following a couple of global tours to promote … More Bino & Fino – Dutch Episodes Available!
Opening on the 28th August and curated by Chandra Frank, Framer Framed presents Re[as]sisting Narratives, an exhibition exploring “the lingering legacies of colonialism between South Africa and the Netherlands”. The expo runs until the 27th November (extended from an original end date of 16 October) and will feature work from: Mary Sibande Sethembile Msezane Mohau … More Re[as]sisting Narratives Expo by Framer Framed
Calling all fledging children’s literature authors!!! InclusiveWorks is conducting yet another children’s book competition encouraging authors to create a story-line that is truly diverse and inclusive. Former winners include Marlise Achterbergh, who attended ERIF’s first Returning the Gaze conference in 2014, to discuss the production and editorial process behind her book Prinses Nina. The theme … More Write & Unite Children’s Books Competition!
On heels of Cecile Emeke’s pioneering Strolling series, which explores “Afropean” narratives in the UK, Sweden, France and the Netherlands, Dutch filmmaker Bibi Fadlalla has launched a new project named Black in NL. Through interviews, the series gives a voice to the Dutch black community, shedding light on subjects such as belonging and identity within … More Being “Black in NL” new web series
InterNational Anti-Racism Group (INARG) have launched a new campaign, this time again the toy making giant Mattel, in a bid to put pressure on them to dis-continue their Junkyard Dog action figure model. The toy depicts a black man wearing a chain around his neck. The group states that: “JYD’ was a, racist, wrestling persona, … More PETITION: Mattel stop making racist toys!