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- this section is awaiting completion, when we hope to have things like the original VM1 project involving Arvind Mistry, Claudine Moutou, Clive Gillman, Navtej Kaur Purewal and Tony Openshaw properly archived; in the meantime we have this publicity from an early project:
BLACK HISTORY MULTIMEDIA CD-ROM EXHIBITION
organised and presented by Virtual Migrants Association for the Acts Of Achievement programme within Black History Month.
From: September 29th-November 3rd 2001; at: The Zion Arts Centre, Stretford Road, Hulme, Manchester
A series of four CD-ROM productions which explore various aspects of Black and Migrant History, presenting a new era in the re-telling of how our present condition came about. All works were on show as fully interactive CD-ROM exhibits, installed within the gallery spaces at the Zion Arts Centre.
(Institute of Race Relations, 1999)
the first and only CD-ROM volume charting the history of the Black presence in Britain.
WE ARE HERE BECAUSE...
(Virtual Migrants, 2001)
a critical look at immigration, deportation and asylum issues in Britain within a historical and global context.
(Kooj Chuhan, 1999)
charting the history and contemporary views of migrant communities in Oldham.
examining the legacy of the 1947 South Asian independence struggle and what independence really meant .
We also previewed and discussed the new "We Are Here..." CD-ROM and other works at the Powerhouse in Moss Side on Thursday 4th October, 10.30am-2pm. There were also a range of other educational resources relevant to Black History on display by other groups and agencies.
Contact Virtual Migrants by email: info[a]virtualmigrants.com