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Black Arts Alliance

Black Arts Alliance is a national members’ network committed to the development of arts and artists of Black cultural communities through advocacy, training and events.  It aims to:

- Achieve creative equality for Black artists
- Enhance the intrinsic value of the work of Black artists
- Widen the impact of the work of Black artists
- Conserve, understand and interpret the traditional roots of Black artists in order to inform their contemporary practice.
- To lead and respond to the development of ‘multi-cultural’ programmes within cultural institutions, education and community settings to engage with the art and creativity of Black artists as a vehicle of learning and cultural understanding.


Examples of production:

Community Involvement
- In My Father’s House – involving 60 Black men
- Sussed Arts – HMP Manchester
- Breaking the Silence – Asian Women fighting domestic abuse.

Seminars & Conferences
- Let the Talking Consider – Artist Networks
- Acts of Achievement Colloquium

Training
- Players – Cultural Leadership
- Cultural Entrepreneurs

Celebratory
- Acts of Achievement www.actsofachievement.org.uk  annual for Black History Month in the North West

Established in 1985, the Black Arts Alliance is the UK's largest network of black artists.

Location: Manchester

Suitable for age : Secondary

Contacts

Name: Black Arts Alliance
Address:
PO Box 86
Manchester
M21 7BA

Tel:
0161 832 7622

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