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V&A Friday Late

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Hocchauser Auditorium, Level one, Sackler Centre for arts education
19.00
Online spaces allow people to find their own collectives, creating new opportunities for collaboration and connectedness. The internet is enabling and empowering an entire generation to act in ways that are unprecedented in history, building movements and giving people a voice, often for the first time. In this roundtable talk, hear from five individuals on how they harness digital media, from online activists to those revolutionising how we consume culture.

  • Ellen Jones is an activist and creator who focuses on LGBTQ+ rights, mental health, disability and feminism, using digital media to effect change.
    @ellen__jones

  • Ibrahim Kamara is a 24-year-old digital entrepreneur and co-founder of GUAP, the world’s first video magazine and now a leading platform for accessing and profiling creative youth.
    @ibrahimkamara_

  • Elizabeth Farrell is an environmental activist who goes by the alias Glacier Girl, under which she produces visual environmental activism primed for the digital age. 
    @glacier996girl

  • Roshni Goyate is co-founder of The Other Box, a platform for increasing diversity in the creative industries. She is also a member of the poetry collective 4 BROWN GIRLS WHO WRITE.
    @roshnigoyate

  • Kwame Lowe is the founder and director of (In)Space, an online gallery and collective of young Black British male creatives. He is also the co-chair of RUSS, a volunteer-led Community Land Trust.
    @kwame.benjamin.l

PROGRAMME ARTWORK

Cyrus Nderitu | @cyrusonyx | cyrusnderitu.work

FOOD & DRINK
Drinks are available in the Cromwell Road entrance throughout the evening and in The John Madejski Garden (weather permitting).

Food and drinks will be served in the Café and Courtyard Café until 21.00.

More info here: https://www.vam.ac.uk/info/friday-late