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Freedom Road – A Re-Imagining

Newhampton Arts Centre, Dunkley Street, Wolverhampton, West Midlands, WV1 4AN

Tel: 01902 572090

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An incredible live band bringing to life protest anthems, with photography from the esteemed Charlie Phillips and impactful monologues from young Black British voices.

Freedom Road Re-imagined is an immersive live music performance created by Sabina Desir and Jessica Lauren. Using the combined art forms of live music, photography and filmed footage, focus is drawn to the resilience, determination and pride of Black British Communities.
Presenting an intergenerational perspective of protest through the lens of esteemed photographers Charlie Phillips and Vanley Burke alongside the young photographer Shaïny Vilo. Both Phillips and Burke's have made it their lives work to document the fight for equity and Civil Rights by Black and Asian people in the UK.

The show's visuals draw you into times both past and present when the collective and individual voice is weaponised as a force for change. The show is as much a tribute to these activists as well as a celebrat...


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