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ART + CULTURE

Black History Month in Florence, 2022

Three exhibitions at MAD Murate Art District centre on Afro-descendant artists from February 10 through to April 2, 2022, curated in collaboration with Black History Month Florence.

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BHMF inaugurates new home in central Florence

Black History Month Florence is breaking down temporal and spatial barriers with a newly opened physical space in via Santa Reparata.

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Agitu Ideo Gudeta Fellowship for the Live Works programme at Centrale Fies

In Fall of 2020, BHMF was invited to join Mackda Ghebremariam Tesfaù, of Razzismo Brutta Storia, and Simone Frangi and Barbara Boninsegna, of the Centrale Fies in Dro (Trento), to ...

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MQBMBQ: Pluralizing Blackness in Italy

Over the past two years, Black History Month Florence initiated a dialogue with Jordan Anderson, a multifaceted, young creative based in Milan.      The exchange was originally born from ...

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Lewis Hammond exhibition at the Casa Masaccio

March 27 was the public presentation, albeit virtually, of the exhibition by the young, yet seasoned British artist Lewis Hammond with his first Italian institutional exhibition While We Were Sleeping ...

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The Segre Commission in Florence

In 2019, the Italian Senate made the decision to form the Segre Commission as a focus group dedicated to combatting hate, racism and antisemitism across the country, based on a ...

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Obstinate resonance: YGBI research residency at Numeroventi

A couple people seem to be reticent about the term ‘study,’ but is there a way to be in the undercommons that isn’t intellectual? Is there a way of being ...

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Black stories on the bookshelf

Italy’s Feltrinelli chain is celebrating Black History Month by dedicating a shelf in every bookstore to Black stories this February.         Selected by experts of Razzismo Brutta ...

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On the traces of Florence’s colonial past

Site and memory are two inescapable through lines in the narrations of Florence that must be expanded to engage in a profound restructuring of our understandings of the Afro-descendent histories ...

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Citizenship, resistance and the limitations to imagination

If we are paying attention, we note that each month is marked by new violence inflicted upon Black bodies. September in the United States brought us Jacob Blake, shot in ...

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“Fischi per fiaschi” and the roots of anti-racist confusion

Prendere fischi per fiaschi means confusing one thing for another, a phenomenon frequently rooted in listening with specific expectations in mind, or not really listening at all. Today, our theories ...

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Whoever drinks black, earns color

The past month has seen the aggressive awakening of social consciousness across the world. Black History Month Florence (BHMF) has collaborated over the years with The Florentine to highlight stories ...

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Black History Month Florence 2020: Obbligato

A meditation on social obligations, a reflection on the need for countermelodies and a critical engagement with history are all built into the theme of the highly anticipated fifth edition ...

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Black History Month Florence 2018

Booker T. Washington suggested that success should be measured not by one’s station in life, but “by the obstacles overcome while trying to succeed.” Celebrations of Black History Month around ...

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