Imani Robinson is an interdisciplinary writer, artist, editor and independent curator. They are one half of Languid Hands, who are Curatorial Fellows at Cubitt, London until Spring 2022. Imani completed their MA in Forensic Architecture at the Centre for Research Architecture in 2019. As a writer, Imani has been published widely across various magazines and art publications. They are also editor of Talking Drugs — an online platform dedicated to providing critical information on drug policy and harm reduction. Imani facilitates political education, reading and discussion groups with Abolitionist Futures and Black Abolitionist. Their research-led practice combines performance, oration, collaboration, poetry and critical theory, exploring themes of black geographies, the afterlives of transatlantic slavery, abolition, radical resistance and the politics of safety.
- Alternative Graduate ShowCalling all queer womxn, trans and non-binary artists of black ancestry! this new show wants you BZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show is a new art show from BBZ x SYFU. On the hunt for artists who have recently graduated from a UK-based institution -- and who identify as Queer Womxn, Trans or Non-binary People of Black Ancestry -- the aim is to provide a space for artists to be their fullest selves, and for audiences to view the work created in a capacity that does not other. As submissions open
- No single issue struggle: making all black lives matter | Imani Robinson | TEDxLimassolf we want to build a wide movement for justice and liberation, across many different communities, we need to show up for each other, for those who experience different forms of oppression and experience different realities than us. We must be allies: actively producing accountable solidarity. This talk will explore the importance of speaking out about our the condition of our lives and organising for transformative change. For us to understand how power manifests, we have to appreciate how diffe
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- BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show 2019 SUBMISSIONS OPEN!A yearly show open to the public for submissions and held at Copeland Gallery in Peckham. Giving Queer Black artists based in the UK and Ireland the opportunity and platform to have their work seen and critiqued by a panel of highly respected artists, press and influential galleries. As well as meet and work with other artists during the process.24
- Meet 100 LGBT+ Trailblazers Redefining the Creative IndustryWe asked influential LGBT+ icons to nominate trailblazers who they believe are redefining the creator landscape. The result? A unique and incredible list of 100 trailblazing LGBT+ folk breaking barriers and inspiring change! We’re on a mission to explore and tackle inequalities in the creative industry - this is why we run diversity initiatives, dedicating our curated projects and people sections on The Dots to undersung groups. This brings together an abundance of dazzling work from diverse cr99