Black History Month: Workshop with Kim Thompson

  • Start Date: October 26, 2022 at 2:00 pm
  • End Date: October 26, 2022 at 4:00 pm
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  • Location: Trent Building, LG 11 (corridor opposite Trent cafe)
  • Ticket Price: 0.00

Join a talk and creative workshop with artist Kim Thompson.

Nottingham-based freelance illustrator and print artist Kim Thompson will be sharing examples of her work and experiences.

Hear about the highs and lows of starting out eight years ago, visual identity and integrity, self-branding and social media, to her passion for empowerment and representation via visual communication.

The inspirational talk will be followed by a short creative workshop for all abilities.

About Kim:

Kim’s work is a visual love letter to retro kitsch, mythology and pop culture, often featuring bold characters both real and imagined, centring notions of sisterhood, Black Joy and empowerment via otherness. Her recent clients include Converse, Colombia Records, Refinery 29 and Penguin Random House.

You can see some of Kim’s work on Instagram @kim_a_tron

If you love art, might be interested in setting up your own creative business or want to relax and enjoy yourself, then this is a great opportunity.

NB Spaces are limited (30) so make sure you reserve your place early to avoid disappointment. The deadline for booking is Friday 21 October at 6pm.

Reserve your place here.

To find out about other events and talks happening around the university during Black History Month, please check the EDI Page – Black History Month


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