From 6 May 2022
WE. BLACK WOMEN.
Who are our heroes?
Leading actresses meet the women who inspire them. WE. BLACK WOMEN. is an exhibition curated by Donmar Associate Artist Joan Iyiola that shifts our perspective on British history by putting the collective experiences of black women at the centre of the conversation.
Featuring Sheila Atim, Pippa Bennett-Warner, Joyclen Buffong, Sharon Duncan-Brewster, Noma Dumezweni, Dr Christine Ekechi, Decima Francis MBE, Akua Gyamfi, Naomie Harris, Afua Hirsch, Joan Iyiola, Anaya Kamara, Faith Locken, June Nicol-Dundas, and Susan Wokoma.
In partnership with Apatan Productions, with photography by Myah Jeffers (Portrait of Britain Winner) and Helen Murray (Widening the Lens) and cinematography by Stephen Ofori (Dọlápọ̀ is fine), this free exhibition will be presented in the Donmar’s foyer spaces from 6 May 2022.
Curator – Joan Iyiola
Photographers – Myah Jeffers & Helen Murray
DoP – Stephen Ofori
Sound Operator – Marco Baldassarre
Production Co-ordinator – Rupert Henderson
Production Assistant – Mary Iyiola
Creative Consultant – Alison Holder
Hair and Make Up Designer – Cynthia De La Rosa
Make Up Artists – Sam Lascelle and Niedian Biggs
Hair and Make Up Trainee – Patrice Amma
Flowers – Design by Nature
Studio – 63 Sun Studio