I never thought much about race when I was younger. Despite growing up in a predominantly white area of North London and attending a predominantly white school, the subject rarely crossed my mind. I was well into my teens before I began thinking more deeply about my identity and how society views me as a black girl.
The issue of diversity within British art is a big problem. Numerous reports have shown repeatedly how white and middle-class the creative arts are in the UK and things don’t seem to be improving. Continue reading