Rotimi Fani Kayode, Ten.8 and Critical Decade


I first came into contact with Rotimi Fani Kayode’s work when David A Bailey brought his essay ‘On three counts I am an outsider’ and a selection of his photographs to a Ten.8 editorial meeting in the autumn of 1987

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Mark Blackstock Obituary


November 20, 1961 – August 3, 2017

This is a transcript of the Eulogy I delivered at the funeral of my friend and long-time work colleague Mark Blackstock on September 20, 2017 at Sandwell Valley Crematorium.

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The Legacy of Ten.8


This presentation was originally given by me at a symposium organised by Laura Guy to explore the impact and legacy of the photography magazine Ten.8. It took place on May 4, 2011 at mac, Cannon Hill Park, Birmingham. Other speakers included David Brittain, Manchester Metropolitan University; Dr. Eugenie Shinkle, University of Westminster; and Mark Sealy, Director of Autograph ABP (Association of Black Photographers).

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