Black History Month 2015 red poster

Black History Month Week 5

29 Oct, 2015

Illustrated talk: Ikon and Vanley Burke


Photo memorial for Vanley Burke

Referred to as the “Godfather of Black British photography”, Vanley Burke also a dedicated archivist and collector of objects relating to black culture in Britain. Ikon Gallery’s recent exhibition presented the entire contents of Burke’s flat in Nechells, Birmingham.

In this illustrated talk Vanley and Ikon’s Head of Learning, Simon Taylor, explore both his career and the audience reaction to this extraordinary project.

For more information please email blackhistorymonth@bham.ac.uk

Tickets can be booked from the Eventbrite website

6:30pm - 8pm

The Barber Institute of Fine Arts (Lecture Theatre)

University of Birmingham

Edgbaston, Birmingham, B15 2TT