Special event Past event Friday, 7 February 2020

Roads to Freedom: Power, Pimping and Pride

Share your car photograph and stories in this interactive event. See screenings and hear artists, broadcasters and historians who explore the significance of cars across cultures.

+44 (0)20 7942 2000
  • Sackler Centre Reception, V&A South Kensington

  • Tickets cost £5.00 - £7.00

    Booking is essential.

Past Event
Roads to Freedom: Power, Pimping and Pride  photo

Discover the longstanding and complex relationship between the car and black music, with journalist and broadcaster Kevin Le Gendre.
With a screening of the award winning film ‘Asian Women & Cars: Roads to Independence’, hear how South Asian migrant women gained their independence in the UK with artist and producer Dawinder Bansal.
Artist, curator and writer Dr Chris Spring will consider the techniques and designs of Ndebele art used by Dr Esther Mahlangu to decorate the BMW ‘Art Car’ in 1991.

Background image: © Nathanial Turner