Design Salon with Yinka Ilori

FREE, 6-10pm, NOW Gallery, Greenwich Peninsula

21 September 2017

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A unique collection of designer chairs invites you to rest a while, but will you go for aesthetics, comfort or functionality, and what does your choice say about you? Find out at this discussion with vintage upcycler, Yinka Ilori, who also joins a panel of leading creatives to discuss inclusion in London’s photography, fashion, art and design spaces. How can cultural institutions empower the melting pot of artistic talent and spread diversity?

Join the debate alongside live music, drinks and Nigerian tapas.

Panellists:

Wale Adeyemi, Fashion designer, CEO B-Side.

Lakwena, Artist and muralist whose clients include Adidas, ASOS, Clinique, Converse, Diesel, H&M and Longchamp to name a few.

Ruth Ossai, Photographer who captures narratives from Nigeria and the African diaspora.

Terence Sambo, Casting Director, Stylist & Fashion Editor at PAUSE Mag.

Yinka Ilori, London based designer. He specialises in up-cycling vintage furniture, inspired by the traditional Nigerian parables and African fabrics that surrounded him as child.

Moderated by Helen Jennings, Editorial director and co-founder of Nataal, the new global media brand celebrating contemporary African fashion, arts and culture.

For more information, visit the NOW Gallery.