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Black Victorians by Jeanefer Jean Charles

Fri 24 Jun - Sun 26 Jun, Various Times

Times for outdoor events are approximate and will be confirmed nearer the time. When planning your visit please check

Run time: 35 minutes

Country: United Kingdom

Dates
Fri 24 Jun - Sun 26 Jun, Various Times
Costs
Free
Recommended For
Location
Centenary Square

This is a free outdoor event

Black Victorians by Artistic Director and Choreographer Jeanefer Jean-Charles is inspired by nineteenth-century studio photographs of black men, women and children – Black Chronicles II curated by Renée Mussai at the Autograph Gallery in London. 
 
Exploring a complex, but often forgotten black presence in pre-Windrush Britain, this performance calls attention to previously hidden figures and challenges historical and contemporary perceptions. 
 
Picture dancers dressed in restrictive Victorian costumes, shedding them in rebellion as they dance in African, contemporary and hip-hop styles re-imagining a moment in history. Their movement will invoke their origins in powerful ways, bringing voice and body to the portraits that inspired us.

Dates & Times

Times for outdoor events are approximate and will be confirmed nearer the time. When planning your visit please check

Friday 24 June

  • 15:30
  • 17:55

Saturday 25 June

  • 14:25
  • 18:35

Sunday 26 June

  • 14:05
  • 17:00

Access

Audio Description & Bsl Logo

Audio Description Performances:

Saturday 25 June

  • 14:25

BSL Interpreted Performances:

Friday 24 June

  • 15:30
  • 17:55

Saturday 25 June

  • 14:25

Sunday 26 Jun

  • 14:05
  • 17:00
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