The Face Article on The Missing Thread: Black British style in all its glory

posted on: 23 September 2023

I am quoted in this article discussing the exhibition I am part of at Somerset House exploring Black British fashion and its roots and impact on the wider culture. ‘The Missing Thread: UNTOLD STORIES OF BLACK BRITISH FASHION at Somerset House Gallery 21 Sep 2023 – 07 Jan 2024

Artist and photographer Joy Gregory, whose work in the ​90s challenged social norms on race, gender and culture agrees: ​I think you have to have something to push against,” she says. ​For me, creativity and boredom go hand in hand. I think boredom is really important for you to actually get good ideas. But also, I think terrible times are a great time for radical change that comes from the youth and from the ground-up.”