Archive

1990

Open All | Close All
Submitted by archiver on Wed, 02/24/2021 - 13:30 The Black-e has over its 50 plus years of existence sent out Cards with thoughts for The New Year..  Sometimes these were like 2 sided postcards, sometimes they had 4 pages. and sometimes only 3 of them had anything on them.  The Cards were seldom dated.  The Cards below are in page order and have a collage.  These are all the cards we could still find.  Enjoy                   …

 

Created : Tuesday, April 20, 2021 - 12:27
Updated : Wednesday, April 21, 2021 - 16:22

 

Read More
Sakoba was founded in 1987 by Bode Lawal (dancer and choreographer) and Ola Adeniran (musician and writer).  Sakoba is Yoruba for 'new dawn'' or 'new beginnings'.  The name reflects the Company's commitment to creating new work in Britain drawing on traditional African sources, developing character and creativity  within African dance in the UK and promoting the tradition of story telling theatre. Sakoba  regularly visited the Blackie in the…

 

Created : Friday, June 22, 2018 - 19:29
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

Read More
Saltaire Dance is no more than a virtually undetectable small blip on the profile of the recently established National Curriculum for schools. It can surely only be because this Curriculum has been created by a non-dancing quango. For dance, as the IREI! Dance Theatre (who are on national tour; for information telephone 081-6916099) demonstrated recently at Saltaire's Victoria Hall in the company of students from Bradford's Belmont Middle…

 

Created : Monday, June 18, 2018 - 17:27
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

Read More
IRIE! dance theatre - Background IRIE! dance theatre was founded in 1985 with a primary aim to heighten the profile of black dance and dancers in Britain. The need for the company came out of the work developed by Beverley Glean as Dance Animateur at the Albany Empire in Deptford, (now known as The Albany) in South East London; where she was exploring the movement language of the Caribbean fused with movement from her contemporary dance…

 

Created : Saturday, June 9, 2018 - 11:30
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:24

 

Read More
#1 Next >  A Question of  Equity was a piece of Research as to the situation of women in the arts on Merseyside.  It was undertaken by Wendy Harpe and funded by Merseyside Arts.  It was a result of work done by The Women in Arts Research Group which was based at the Blackie, but which operated under the auspice of Mersyside…

 

Created : Monday, August 7, 2017 - 17:44
Updated : Tuesday, June 30, 2020 - 22:00

 

Read More
The Black-E was launched in May 1968.  These workshops were both a celebration of our 25th Anniversary in 1993 and an acknowledgement of The Blackie's base in Liverpool's China Town (the oldest China Town in Europe).  The challenge, as ever, was to create a workshop which was "simple enough for the simplest, and sophisticated enough for the most sophisticated".  The materials chosen were black ink and Chinese brushes on A3 size paper.  The…

 

Created : Wednesday, November 25, 2015 - 15:11
Updated : Thursday, April 30, 2020 - 13:01

 

Read More
The Bread Work was made during the 1995 Summer Playscheme "Home Is Where The Art Is". Young people were invited to research, bake, taste, eat, varnish and display breads from around the world.   Bread Work used a box with 80 spaces - similar to the one created for "My Room" - as a way of displaying the breads  The workshop was led by sculptor Ronnie Lai Tak. Above photo of the completed box and below photos of the various breads. It would…

 

Created : Thursday, November 12, 2015 - 19:08
Updated : Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 11:41

 

Read More
An exhibition of paintings by Monica Sjoo and works by North West artists Rebecca Doughty,  Judy Gough,  Jean Grant,  Jan Green, Judy Mazonowicz and Barbara Silvano. The Exhibition was mounted in collaboration with News From Nowhere and John Moores University and was part of the Blackie's commitment to promoting the works of women.  Programme  May 1st    Exhibition opening and introduction by Monica Sjöö.                  Performance by…

 

Created : Wednesday, August 13, 2014 - 18:07
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

Read More
This was the first public showing of 'A Dot OnThe Map' a collaborative Art and New Technology works, linking schools, communities and individuals from all over Cumbria isolated by geography or disability. These places - the Dots- included remote village schools, big Inner City schools, special schools, a youth club for the deaf and the singular house of Audrey Barker who instigated 'A Dot On The Map' (whoever crossed her threshold was invited…

 

Created : Sunday, August 10, 2014 - 08:54
Updated : Wednesday, April 8, 2020 - 07:11

 

Read More
Sally Morris came to work at Blackie in 1971 and, apart from a year off to do a film course, remained until 2012. Sadly for the Black-E, her partner Kevin, and all her family and friends she died in May 2012. At the bottom of this page you will find a slide show which was created for her funeral. Working with Young People Above running a Video Workshop (early 1970s) and Games For Two Players  (1975) ; below left running the Radio Station for…

 

Created : Monday, May 19, 2014 - 19:03
Updated : Friday, May 15, 2020 - 08:20

 

Read More