Of Blackness and Cities, a talk by Paul Goodwin


A public talk and discussion about the relation between ‘blackness’ as a potential creative resource and contemporary urbanism.

Paul Goodwin is an independent curator, urban theorist and academic based in London. He has written about and curated a number of projects around emergent urbanisms, the politics of migration and global articulations of blackness in artistic and cultural practices including: Peckham Rising (Sassoon Gallery, London 2006), Underconstruction (Pavillao 28, Lisbon 2009), Migrations: Journeys Into British Art (Tate Britain, London 2012), Charlie Phillips: The Urban Eye (New Art Exchange, Nottingham 2013) and Transfigurations: Curatorial and Artistic Research in an Age of Migrations (MACBA, Barcelona 2014). He is currently Professor of Black Art and Design Studies at University of the Arts London based at Chelsea College of Arts.