“Each generation must discover its mission, fulfill it or betray it, in relative opacity.”

Frantz Fanon, The Wretched of the Earth

Despite a surge of reform and new initiatives in response to the riots of 1981, the past decade has seen us drifting back.

Brixton Bridge Art by Resolve Collective, Akil Scafe-Smith in collaboration Farouk Agoro. ‘Come In Love/Stay In Peace’ is a play on the common saying ‘Come in Peace’, coalescing the action of coming and going in Brixton, by playfully interpreting both sides and directions of movement as the ultimate act of approach. Undertones of ‘love’, ‘neighborliness’, ‘homecoming’ and ‘peace’ act as a potent reminder of Brixton as more than an area, but a community

81 Acts Of Exuberant Defiance

A Radical Reclaiming of Heritage — to imagine, experiment & create new futures. Creative calls to action to mark 40th anniversary of 1981 Brixton Uprisings.

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