We have a social aim based around bringing the community together to discover and enjoy cultural and diverse art.  Art is an important tool for expression, learning, therapy and healing. We use our artistic skills to interact, inspire and promote cultural diversity.

NINE RED Presents… (CIC) supports local community groups, schools and organisations, by providing Cultural Art Exhibitions and Workshops.  We are able to donate hire of the exhibitions for community purposes upon request.

Please see a list of our available exhibitions & workshops below. If you would like further information on any of the exhibitions or would like to hire an exhibition please contact us

Black British History

Black British History: -Contributions made by people of colour to Britain and the world since 2AD.

From the African auxiliary unit on Hadrian’s Wall, the slave that taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Queen Charlotte and other key historic events and individuals that contributed to the world we live in today.

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Diverse Britain

Celebrates the African Continent, the Asian Continent, the Islands of the Caribbean Basin, Eastern European Countries, Great Britain & Ireland and  serves to highlight the contributions that all nations, cultures and races have made to modern Britain and the world.

 

Ancient African Civilisations

(Great Zimbabwe, Olmec, Songhai, Egypt – Kerma, Kemet, Kingdom of the Kush and Nubia).

“Ancient African Civilisations” charts the achievements and accomplishments of Africa and her descendants across the globe and since the dawn of time.  Beginning in Africa a

s the cradle of civilisation and birth place of the first human, “Foot Prints through History” explores the Nile valley civilisations, who developed agriculture and animal husbandry and gave rise to great Ancient African nations such as Kemet (ancient Egypt) Nubia and the Kingdom of the Kush.

“Foot Prints Through History” highlights the influence that Ancient Egypt  had on Alexandra the Great and Ancient Rome and brings to the forefront great civilisations such as the Sumerians, Great Zimbabwe and the Olmec whose civilisations have had a profound influence on the structure of society today and due to colonisation, the international slave trade and the “scrabble for Africa” have been hidden from history.

 

Footprints through History

Part of NINE RED Presents… (CIC) Diverse Britain exhibition, which serves to highlight the contributions that all nations, cultures and races have made to modern Britain and the world.

“Foot Prints through History” is a 20ft pictorial display that charts the achievements and

accomplishments of Africa and her descendants across the globe and since the dawn of time.  Beginning in Africa as the cradle of civilisation and birth place of the first human, “Foot Prints through History” explores the Nile valley civilisations, who developed agriculture and animal husbandry and gave rise to great Ancient African nations such as Kemet (ancient Egypt) Nubia and the Kingdom of the Kush.  “Foot Prints Through History” highlights the influence that Ancient Egypt  had on Alexandra the Great and Ancient Rome and brings to the forefront great civilisations such as the Sumerians, Great Zimbabwe and the Olmec whose civilisations have had a profound influence on the structure of society today and due to colonisation, the international slave trade and the “scrabble for Africa” have been hidden from history.

“Foot Prints Through History” also serves to highlight the inventors, scientists and innovators of African, African-American and African-Caribbean descent that have made substantial contributions in the worlds of science, medicine, politics, law, architecture and education.  “Foot Prints through History” honours the African auxiliary unit on Hadrian’s Wall, the Tuskegee airmen, the freed slave that taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Queen Charlotte and other key contributors to the world we live in today.

Pioneers, Inventors & Innovators

(African, African American & African Caribbean).

“Pioneers, Inventors & Innovators” serves to highlight the inventors, scientists and innovators of African, African-American and African-Caribbean descent that have made substantial contributions in the worlds of science, medicine, politics, law, architecture and education.

“Foot Prints through History” honours the African auxiliary unit on Hadrian’s Wall, the Tuskegee airmen, the freed slave that taught taxidermy to Charles Darwin, Queen Charlotte and other key contributors to the world we live in today.

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Island Lime

Celebrates & explores the islands in the Caribbean

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Black History Workshops

Sound with Vision  Workshop – This is a Spoken Word and performance based workshops, which encourages participants to produce their own spoken word piece and perform using instruments, movement and/or visual art, while at the same time learning and exploring the traditions that gave rise to spoken word such as the great oral tradition of Africa, poetry slams and street hip hop and mc’s.

Island Lime Workshop – which provides an opportunity for participants to learn Caribbean carnival costume making and traditional dance from the Leeward islands of St Kitt’s and Nevis, as well as explore the history and culture of the islands from the native Siboney, Arawaks and Carib populations, through migration of European (Dutch, English, French, Irish, Italian), African, Asian (Indian and Chinese) nations to produce the Caribbean culture that exists today. The workshop also includes an introduction to fruits, spices and other produce in their natural forms and national dress from the islands.

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