Afro-European Artists and Filmmakers

Photo: Jeannette Ehlers

Visual Artists


Groups & Projects

  • Black Archive & Collection - The Black Archive & Collection houses an extensive number of letters and reviews, posters and invites from exhibitions and events from the Black Diaspora spanning the 1980s + 1990’s to the present day (UK)
  • Black British Art - Celebrating excellence in the visual representation & art of the African diaspora in Britain
  •  Black British artists - Wikipedia page (UK)
  • Black British Female Artist (BBFA) Collective - Collective of Black British Female Artists. Letting the world know we're here! (UK)
  • Blk Art Group  - Art group (UK)
  • Diaspora Pavilion - The projects aim to challenge the under-representation of artists and curators from diverse backgrounds in the visual arts (UK)
  • SAVVY Contemporary - German art lab (DE) 
  • The Otolith Collective - An exploration between visual culture and exhibiting in contemporary art (UK)
  • The State of L3 - Amsterdam based international art collective (Netherlands)
  • Wakaman  - Art project  (Netherlands)
  • Thin Black Line(s) - One of the exhibitions which marked the arrival on the British art scene of a radical generation of young Black and Asian women artists (UK).
  • Thick/er Black Lines - Thick/er Black Lines presents We Apologise For The Delay To Your Journey – a map identifying and connecting Black British women/femme artists and cultural workers

Film & Photography

  • The Little Book of Big Visions: How to be an Artist and Revolutionize the World, edited by Sandrine Micossé-Aikins and Sharon Dodua Otoo, discusses the current situation of Black artists in Germany and presents their visions for equality in text and image form.

This list of Black European visual artists and filmmakers is not exhaustive.