Screening: Black is the New Black

4 January 2019, 18:30

Ondaatje Wing Theatre

Free ticket required. Book online, or visit the Gallery in person

Naomi Campbell
by Simon Frederick
NPG P2035

To complement the current display of portraits of exceptional black British figures from politics, business, sport, science and more, take the opportunity to watch all four episodes of Black is the New Black, Simon Frederick's BBC series which aired in 2016.

Self-taught artist, photographer, filmmaker and broadcaster Simon Frederick was born in London to Grenadian parents. His multidisciplinary work seeks to explore society, culture and human nature. He has produced and directed the award-winning documentary series Black is the New Black (2016) and They’ve Gotta Have Us (2018), which features notable black artists in cinema today. Frederick served as a judge on the Sky Arts series Master of Photography and has been profiled as one of 2018’s 100 ‘Most Influential Black Britons’ in the category of Media, Publishing and Entertainment.

Part of the programme of events complementing Black is the New Black.

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