Our projects seek to build on Stuart Hall’s ideas on politics, culture and the arts through curated public events and screenings, artists’ residencies and commissions, and academic research supported and facilitated by the Foundation.

SHF x Cultural Studies Award

The SHF x Cultural Studies Award is a collaboration between the Stuart Hall Foundation and the Routledge, Taylor & Francis journal Cultural Studies.  Established in 2017, the award seeks to recognise the article by an early…

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“Communal memory may seek its meanings through a sense of causality shared with psychoanalysis, that negotiates the recurrence of the image of the past while keeping open the question of the future. The importance of such retroaction lies in…

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Stuart Hall Library Artist’s Residency

The Stuart Hall Libary Artist’s residency is a funded opportunity for an artist to be in residence at Iniva’s Stuart Hall Library over a three-month period. The selected artist receives a total sum of £4,500 and given support to pursue…

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Black Cultural Activism Map

Since December 2017, the Stuart Hall Foundation has worked closely with groups of black and brown artists and activists to develop a Black Cultural Activism Map.    The  BLK ACT MAP emerged from a series of intergenerational conversations…

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Let Our Statues Speak

Let Our Statues Speak is a multi-part, collaborative project, which began in September 2018. Instigated to spark a wide-ranging investigation into public space, and to generate collective conversation around the commemorative statues found in…

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Elaine Mitchener’s SWEET TOOTH

SWEET TOOTH is a 50-minute cross-disciplinary music theatre piece that uses text, improvisation and movement, to stage a dramatic engagement with the brutal realities of slavery as revealed by the historical records of the sugar…

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