Larry Achiampong is a British Ghanian, Jarman Award nominated artist. In 2020 he was awarded the Stanley Picker fellowship and in 2019 he received the Paul Hamlyn Artist award in recognition for his practice. Larry’s most recent solo exhibition Wayfinder showed this summer at the Turner Contemporary Gallery. He serves on the Board of Trustees at Iniva (Institute of International Visual Arts) and The Elephant Trust.
Join Larry & I in exploring the impact of race on arts education and access to the arts sector.
We highlight the urgent need for change as set out in The Runnymede Trust and Freelands Foundation research into access into the visual arts for Black, Asian and ethnically diverse students in the UK. It’s the first research project of this scale in the UK.
The project was launched in July 2022 with a ‘Call for Evidence inviting contributions from students, teachers, art educators, artists and the wider sector.
Read about how the evidence will be implemented and contribute by submitting your evidence here.
The final report will be published in early 2023.
Guest Larry Achiampong
This podcast was produced and hosted by Lou Mensah
Editing Mae Li Evans
Music composed for Shade Podcast by Brian Jackson
The Runnymede Trust website
This episode was supported by Freelands Foundation