Tate Modern: Black, Art, Power

When Maria Belshaw took over as director of London’s Tate Modern gallery from Nicholas Serota A Clodhopper had an inkling that there would be a black centric exhibition coming up, after all this is a women with a doctorate in African-American visual culture from Sussex University.

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Artists, Archivists, Ravers: A Clodhopper 'Salon-2'

The word seems to be getting out, the artists seem willing and the party seems to have stepped up a level. For A Clodhopper’s second public outing ‘Salon-2’ the audience numbers doubled, the mediums spread further and the response was overwhelming.

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KAFE 1788: Coffee from the “Pearl of the West Indies”

A Clodhopper found itself at Kafe 1788 in Poplar for the first time, the UK's first Haitian coffee shop using single origin coffee beans from the former colony. It was for a 'Films for Food' night the cafe was hosting in conjunction with the Rainbow Collective. Started by Richard Macien-Clarke it has fast become a coffee hub featuring yoga classes, open mic nights, Haitian food pop-ups as well as featured artists regularly exhibiting on the walls upstairs and in the basement.

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'A Clodhopper' launch: Arts Festival and After-rave

A Clodhopper had its unofficial soft launch in a secret London location and in a reflection of the online magazines ethos, it started with an arts festival featuring: documentaries, animations, performance art, subversive cabaret and a Gong therapist collaborating with a Grime artist. And Cultured though the clodhopper is he/she/they hunger for hedonism so it was promptly followed by an 'after-rave'

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