Instagram Takeover: Le Tings
Curator Harris Elliott, stylist Bevan Agyemang and poet Julianknxx explore fashion's inbuilt racist systems to continue the conversations brought to widespread attention at June 2020's Black Lives Matter protests.
Day 3: Le Tings
Visual artist Bevan Agyemang live with creative director Rochelle Nembhard, alongside audio collages and a phone call conversation for the third day of Le Tings' IG takeover
Day 2: Le Tings
Poetry from poet and activist Kai Isaiah Jamal and a live interview with Nigerian stylist Daniel Obasi sit alongside audiovisual collages for the second day of Le Tings' IG takeover.
Day 1: Le Tings
Found footage from Sun Ra's Space is the Place (1972), and Dalston's Ridley Road, mixes with photos of French tennis player Yannick Noah and interviews with fashion educator Andrew Ibi and menswear designer Bianca Saunders.
Video: It's Not About Statues, It's About Liberation
In a piece to camera, writer and broadcaster Afua Hirsch speaks on the role that statues play in the telling of our collective history.
Day 2: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 2 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah shared images documenting Black culture and the US Civil Rights Movement, referencing black activists, musicians, athletes and dancers.
Day 5: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 5 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah documented the correlation between protest and the participation of women and girls across the world, from activism on the streets to sports.
Day 6: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 6 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah shared the first four films in a series 'Where did everyone go?' documenting New York in a moment of political and cultural change.
Instagram Takeover: Ruba Abu-Nimah
The New York-based creative director shared live footage, short films and visual references to document a city in a time of change from 1-8 June 2020, in the wake of the murder of George Flloyd.
Day 1: Ruba Abu-Nimah
Ruba Abu-Nimah began her Instagram takeover with live-streamed footage taken on the streets of her neighbourhood in New York, as protestors took to the streets in the wake of the killing of George Flloyd.
Day 3: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 3 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah live-streamed footage from the streets of New York as the Black Lives Matter protests continued for the seventh day.
Day 4: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 4 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah took the opportunity to share footage taken by photojournalist Corey Sipkin on 2 June 2020 in Soho New York, documenting events in the wake of the murder of George Floyd.
Live Panel Discussion
Round-Up Discussion: London June 2020
PC Williams chairs a panel on the first digital London Fashion Week, joined in discussion by Dogukan Nesanir, Georgia Moot and Joshua James Small.
Live Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Moving Fashion Forward Together
Antoine Gregory is joined by Anifa Mvuemba, Nandi Howard and Shelby Ivey Christie to discuss fashion's role within activism, and racism in the industry.
Video: The System Isn’t Broken. It Was Built This Way.
The writer and broadcaster Afua Hirsch speaks about how modern Britain must recognise its dark colonial history.
Day 7: Ruba Abu-Nimah
On day 7 of her Instagram takeover, Ruba Abu-Nimah shared the final four films in a series 'Where did everyone go?' documenting New York in a moment of political and cultural change.
Live Panel Discussion
Panel Discussion: Bethany Williams A/W 20
Jamie Windust is joined by Helen Kirkum, Jane Williams, Matthew Needham and Peju Obasa to discuss the Bethany Williams A/W 20 show.
Panel Discussion: Queer
Mimma Viglezio and Queer academic Jake Hall co-chair our Queer Panel Discussion, as Lewis G Burton, Rhea Dillon, Jamie Windust and Nakhane cover the evolution of the term.
Interview: Naomi Campbell on Nick Knight
Naomi Campbell and Nick Knight discuss their long working relationship and racism in the fashion industry.
Proud To Protest
SHOWstudio and Gareth Pugh join Amnesty International in their fight against the prejudice and violence directed towards Russia's LGBTI community.
Fashion Film: Rear Guard
Kathryn Ferguson embraces the legacy of the Riot Grrrl movement–and its influence on modern activist groups like Pussy Riot–with a film that explores punk's connection with protest.
Fashion Film: Aldermaston
Vivienne Westwood brings her urgent message of climate change to SHOWstudio's Political Fashion project.