ORAL HISTORY VOLUNTEERS WANTED!!
Are you interested in Black history or photography?
We are looking for dedicated volunteers who can assist in collecting stories and memories for Staying Power: Photographs of Black British Experience 1950-1990s an exciting photography project delivered in partnership with the V&A.
Staying Power has collected over 100 photographs that span fifty years that will be added to the national photography collection at the V&A.
The next phase of the project is to collect oral history interviews with the photographers and subjects of the photographers as well as people who remember the events and places that the photographs depict.
The oral history interviews will become part of the permanent collection at Black Cultural Archives and will be featured in a major exhibition at the new Black Heritage Centre in Brixton in 2014.
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Black Cultural Archives (BCA) was founded in 1981 to record and preserve the history of people of African descent in Britain.