This event is very popular and fully booked, tickets will not be available on the door. Tickets are still available for an artist-led exhibition tour of Eric Gyamfi: Fixing Shadows – Julius and I on Friday 28 April.
Celebrate the opening of two new exhibitions at Autograph's gallery in Hackney: Eric Gyamfi's homage to the transgressive, African-American composer Julius Eastman, and a solo exhibition of Ajamu's photography celebrating black queer bodies, the erotic sense and pleasure as activism.
Unapologetically celebrating black queer bodies and pleasure as activism. Curated by Mark Sealy.
Ajamu: The Patron Saint of Darkrooms addresses important issues around sensual identities and lived experience. We'd like you to know before your visit that some images on display include nudity and sexual imagery. Under 16s must be accompanied by an adult. This exhibition contains latex and may cause allergic reactions.
Please note that photography and/or filming will take place at this event. Images from this event may be used by Autograph and external press for marketing and promotional use, including: printed and online publicity, social media, press releases, or other use.
Autograph is supported using public funding by Arts Council England. Additionally, Ajamu: Patron Saint of Darkrooms is supported by Light Work. The exhibition title reflects a title bestowed on the artist by the The Trans Pennine Traveling Sisters.
Eric Gyamfi: Fixing Shadows – Julius and I is supported by Cockayne Grants for the Arts, a donor advised fund held at The London Community Foundation.
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