V&A and the Afropolitans – EVENT

Posted on June 6, 2011

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Afropolitans V&A image

We always love a discussion on anything to do with African fashion and culture. If you do to and are based in London on June 24th then make your way down to the Victoria and Albert Museum, Cromwell Road for an fun and celebratory evening of discussion.

The event forms part of the V&A’s Friday Late events entitled Afropolitans  explores African photography, fashion, style and identity to reflecting how African people who live across the continent and also further now view themselves and most importantly their cultural heritage.

“The evening will look back to image-makers who captured the excitement, optimism and sense of freedom of post-independence African nations from the 1960s, and forward to a new generation of ‘Afropolitans’ – global tastemakers whose sensibilities are rooted in their African identities.”

Moroccan photographer and designer Hassan Hajjaj will be transforming the main entrance into a north African salon and there will also be the opportunity for visitors to take a portrait in a West African style studio.

Afropolitans –  image courtesy of V

AFG will be tweeting and blogging about the event – come along and say hi and tell us your Afropolitan story to be featured in a future blog!

See you there!

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