Anthem of Avocado: Rootical Folklore by Natty Mark Samuels in the Window Galleries

10/01/2023

Anthem of Avocado: Rootical Folklore by Natty Mark Samuels in the Window Galleries

The January display in the Window Galleries consists of a collection of writing, paying homage to African and Caribbean Folklore through the flora.

Anthem of Avocado

Anthem of Avocado' by Natty Mark Samuels is one of many poems on display to read & enjoy.



In 2009, Natty Mark Samuels set up African School, offering African Studies to the general public. He has taught in schools, community projects, youth clubs, colleges, museums, carnivals, universities and botanical gardens. African School has a specialism in African and Caribbean Folklore. His writings on this subject matter include NUNU, an online African folklore project; The Birago Diop Trilogy and The Papine Tales.

What's on

Browse upcoming events, exhibitions, workshops and classes at Fusion Arts and in the wider community.

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95 Gloucester Green 08.06.24

“Tetiten Swarane Tandur: Hear the Seeds Sing”

“Tetiten Swarane Tandur: Hear the Seeds Sing”
The Encyclopedia of Rootical Folklore By Natty Marks
95 Gloucester Green 10.05.24

The Encyclopedia of Rootical Folklore By Natty Marks

The Encyclopedia of Rootical Folklore By Natty Marks
SolidariTee Art Exhibition, ‘Our Home’
95 Gloucester Green 26.04.24

SolidariTee Art Exhibition, ‘Our Home’

SolidariTee Art Exhibition, ‘Our Home’
Two Amazing Exhibitions are coming to the Window Galleries
14.03.24

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Seeding Resistance: Poetry Workshop on Climate Justice and Land Resilience
95 Gloucester Green 14.06.24

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Seeding Resistance: Poetry Workshop on Climate Justice and Land Resilience
Green Arts Get-Together
95 Gloucester Green 12.06.24

Green Arts Get-Together

Green Arts Get-Together
Harvesting Change: Art, Activism, and Food Security in the Climate Crisis
95 Gloucester Green 07.06.24

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Seed Guardians Creative Workshop
95 Gloucester Green 10.10.23

Seed Guardians Creative Workshop

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Exciting New Show | DIVINE SCHISM: RHODRI DAVIES
95 Gloucester Green 20.06.24

Exciting New Show | DIVINE SCHISM: RHODRI DAVIES

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95 Gloucester Green 13.04.24

FOUR GUYS WHO DRAW!

FOUR GUYS WHO DRAW!
Marmalade Events happening at Fusion Arts, 95 Gloucester Green.
95 Gloucester Green 09.04.24

Marmalade Events happening at Fusion Arts, 95 Gloucester Green.

Marmalade Events happening at Fusion Arts, 95 Gloucester Green.
Finding The Light 2023
17.11.23

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