multi-arts content to facilitate nuanced debate

about race and culture in Scotland.

Coming soon….

A spectacular audio-visual review of the life and times of Marshall Taylor – the world’s first black sporting superstar.

Thursday 3rd August, George Square, Glasgow

other projects happening #theAfrowegian

Black History Month

#theafrowegian is black every day of the year but Black History Month offers an opportunity to celebrate the contribution of black people to Scottish history and culture.

#theafrowegian has curated a series of events informing, educating and entertaining audiences about Scotland’s ‘Black’ History with an approach that is always multi-generational and inclusive.

New Perspectives on African Arts

#theafrowegian’s very own podcast series in which Jideofor Muotune listens to New Perspectives on African Art – starting with The Benin Bronzes.

Episode 1 is available now with more interviews and insights to follow shortly.

Upcoming Events #theAfrowegian

#theafrowegian presents a series of events to inform, educate and entertain audiences.

Friday 22nd & Saturday 23rd December – Mask making workshop

Come along and get inspired by the masks on display and dip into the archive at the Watt Institute to get inspired to create your own unique mask

3rd August – Major Taylor; an audio-visual review

A spectacular audio-visual review of the life and times of Marshall Taylor – the world’s first black sporting superstar. Part of the UCI Cycling World Championships.

Past Events

28th/29th/30th October – A Black Gaze on Galoshans

Animated performances of the Galoshans Halloween play projected onto the walls of the Arts Centre. Free event.

Saturday 22nd Oct – ‘Southern Fried’ – A celebratory Caribbean Cooking event.

In the fourth event the afrowegian is curating for Black History Month in Inverclyde, Jideofor is joined by academic and food historian Peggy Brunache.

Saturday 15th Oct – Mixed Race and Scottish (part 2)

Activist, educator and photographer Kim Simpson in conversation with Jideofor Muotune presents extracts from her photographic exhibition Mothers and Daughters

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Academic and food historian Peggy Brunache leads a celebratory cooking event in which she and Jideofor Muotune cook and discuss what can be learned about the lives of slaves in the Caribbean through the food they cooked. They also look at this food's influence on our eating habits today. Audiences will have an opportunity to taste the food created at the event. ... See MoreSee Less

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Academic and food historian Peggy Brunache leads a celebratory cooking event in which she and Jideofor Muotune cook and discuss what can be learned about the lives of slaves in the Caribbean through the food they cooked. They also look at this food's influence on our eating habits today. Audiences will have an opportunity to taste the food created at the event. ... See MoreSee Less

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