Lates: PITCH BLACK with June Campbell-Davies


June Campbell-Davies: Sometimes we're invisible

6 May 2021
7pm BST

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National Museum Cardiff and Artes Mundi are excited to announce Lates: PITCH BLACK, an online festival of events that will celebrate Blackness as boundless and infinite.


The series inclused multi-artform commissions that interrogate the impact that the British Empire and culture has had on Black people and their history, whilst exploring new ways to dream collectively.


Credit: June Campbell-Davies. Performance as part of Zoe Gingell’s HouseMade project. Photographer: Pete Evans

Sometimes we’re invisible is a performance-based inquiry into the presence of Black people in Art from National Museum Cardiff’s historic art collection. Explored using languages of Dance, Symbolism and Imagery & references to Colonialism, the work will be accompanied by a soundscape produced by Ffion Campbell-Davies. Set in a transformed National Museum Cardiff’s historic art gallery,  dressed with the remnants of otherwise hidden pasts the scene is set for Campbell Davis, to begin revealing through movement the weight of ancestral connections.


Running Order:

7.00pm     Sometimes we’re invisible by June Campbell-Davies

7.50pm     LIVE: Q&A with June Campbell-Davies

8.35pm     Break

8.50pm     LIVE: Transformative Self Portraiture Session with Abike Ogunlokun

9.30pm     Black Art and Artefacts – a tour (part one)

9.45pm     Break

10.00pm   DJ Set

Times are approximate – a full running order will be shared with ticketholders a few days prior to the event.


June Campbell-Davies is an established dancer, choreographer & teacher based in Cardiff, she has led a varied theatrical life. Her involvement with Carnifal Y Môr, BACA & WMC in collaboration with National Eisteddfod in 2018 has led to new partnerships & collaborations. June is currently working as a movement facilitator & Director for Oasis One World Choir.


Lates: PITCH BLACK presents events that will be running every Thursday evening throughout May 2021 and will include bold new work created by our PITCH BLACK artists; Gabin Kongolo, June Campbell-Davies, Omikemi and Yvonne Connikie – commissioned by National Museum Cardiff and Artes Mundi. Alongside these commissions, Lates: PITCH BLACK will present film screenings, DJ sets, exclusive Black History tours of the National Museum of Wales Collections and extras from the Artes Mundi 9 exhibition.