After closing its doors for more than a year, the Institute of Contemporary Arts (ICA) in London reopens on 6 July with an exhibition focused on the “various forms of state violence and institutional racism targeted at Britain’s Black communities”, the organisers say.
War Inna Babylon: the Community’s Struggle for Truths and Rights (6 July-26 September) has been organised by the advocacy and community organisation Tottenham Rights, and the independent curators Kamara Scott and Rianna Jade Parker.
War Inna Babylon: The Community’s Struggle for Truths and Rights
Takes place: 6 July – 26 September 2021 Venue: ICA, The Mall, London SW1Y 5AH, See full details >
Mark Duggan’s family have accused the police watchdog of lacking courage after it refused to reopen its investigation into his 2011 killing by armed officers.
The shooting of Duggan, 29, in Tottenham, north London, after armed officers intercepted the minicab in which he was travelling on the basis of intelligence that he was carrying a gun, triggered civil unrest across England. An illegal firearm was found over a fence, 7 metres from where he was shot.
It has taken 19 years for Ken Fero to complete Ultraviolence, a shocking exposé of deaths resulting from beatings, shootings, teargassing, asphyxiation and neglect. Fero is now back with Ultraviolence, another collaboration with Tariq Mehmood and their film-making collective Migrant Media, documenting deaths and killings in police custody.