Kunle Olulode

Director of Black campaigning infrastructure charity Voice4Change England. V4CE is a support body. Its members number over 360 black community organisations and charities covering everything from criminal justice to migrant rights. In a recent appearance on the BBC’s Big Question’s he defended Trevor Phillips assertion that British society was too afraid to talk about race. He hates the terms BME / BAMER and believes it’s time to develop a new narrative around race equality away from deficit models.
Kunle also has a long standing interest in arts development. As Creative Director of Anglo – Spanish arts group Rebop Productions alongside Aurelio Munoz he has provided live performance space for a host of British and American artists. Among the notables being The Roots, Beatnuts, the late Guru, Maxi Jazz, Eska etc.. Rebop’s support for performance artists and innovative thinkers now extends across two decades and includes founding the legendary WTF Jam sessions at the Jamboree Club Barcelona.
A keen film buff and film historian, he is known for his ground breaking work on Jazz and Modernism in art presented as part of the Miro season at Yorkshire Sculpture Park in 2012 and explorations on ‘Afrofuturism’,  bringing forward a new generation of filmmakers such as Wanuri Kahui and Kibwe Tavares to wider public attention. 

Related Sessions
Monday 5 October 2015, 19.00 Nunnery Gallery, Bow Arts Trust, 181 Bow Rd, London E3 2SJ
Saturday 17 October 2015, 10.00 Pit Theatre
Saturday 17 October 2015, 14.00 Cinema 2

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