Evewright Arts Foundation (EAF) is delighted to announce Belongings: Windrush 75 as part of Windrush 75th anniversary celebrations, made possible thanks to National Lottery players through a National Lottery Heritage Fund, Arts Council and a Windrush Day grant to support parts of the programme.
EAF presented a curated programme of Windrush Heritage, Art films screenings and projections in the original Grade II listed ticket hall over a 30-hour continuous period. The programme included two new film works directed by artist EVEWRIGHT including Motherless Child and Here I Stand, both exploring the resilience, identity, and determination of a generation, along with Windrush: Movement of the People a Dance film by Phoenix Dance Theatre, selected films from local artists Larry Achiampong, Elsa James, performances from Gary Cordice, Ionie Richards and Ageless Teenagers and a selection of community films on the theme of migration created by young people and a live performance.
The presentation of film works also included photographs, sound and words, along with images of the Empire Windrush original passenger list for an immersive experience with headphones throughout the weekend as well as vintage cars and food stalls. A DJ set featuring the influence of music over the 75 years will be played during the Saturday evening segment.