Global Africa

The Global Africa collection brings together works by artists, designers and performers of Global African descent, alongside works that represent Global Africans. Ranging from Carrie Mae Weems' legendary photography to a pair of Grace Wales Bonner 'Afrique' jeans, from Kehinde Wiley's decorative portrait of Melissa Thompson to Keith Khan's Trinidad carnival jab jab costumes, the array of objects in the collection originate from the continent and its global diasporas, including the Caribbean. Discover more about the collection through highlight objects, interviews with creatives, and news of upcoming exhibitions and events.


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Golden Harvest, furnishing fabric, designed by Althea McNish for Hull Traders Ltd., 1960s, UK. Museum no. T.178-1989. © Victoria and Albert Museum, London