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Past Events

"Beyond Borders"

Pursuit Of Portraits X VERO

OkayAfrica teamed up with the global luxury design platform The Narativ for The Fresh + Festive Holiday Pop Up Shop that brought you a fun, colorful and chilled out retail experience at Okay Space. The Fresh + Festive Holiday Pop Up was the one-stop shop, that featured items from some of our favorite black-owned clothing, jewelry, home decor, food, and beauty brands.

Black Fire Art 
UNDP Scaling Fences  

The United Nation Development programme scaling fences project focuses specifically on contemporary irregular African migrants arriving to Europe. In efforts to bring the voices of the contemporary group of travelers to the forefront of policey making. UNDP       

Black Sand 

Black Sand explores visual narratives and landscapes within Barbados, St. Lucia, St. Vincent & Grenada documented during the travels of artist Laura Alston. Through design, photography, and collage, Laura converges her experiences on the four Caribbean islands to relate to her family’s heritage and journey to the United States.

Laura Alston

“Correspondence” explores the narratives of over 20 U.S. political prisoners who have been jailed for their activism in the Black Liberation movements of the 1960s and 1970s. Through her signature larger-than-life portraiture, Sophia Dawson seeks to humanize the activists, while calling attention to their continued imprisonment and advocating for their freedom.

Sophia Dawson
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