How do we determine what is beautiful? Whose standards are we trying to meet when we spend our hard-earned money on our haircare, skincare and makeup? What is it we are really searching for,and what can we do about it?
Answering these questions and more is bestselling writer, journalist, presenter, and broadcaster Afua Hirsch for this intimate yet powerful event marking the release of her new book, Decolonising My Body. Interjected with personal untold anecdotes, live on-stage with a special guest host, Afua will take the audience on a global exploration of ancestral beauty practices.
With Afua as your personal guide, discover how Eurocentric beauty standards have evolved and how minoritized groups can transcend them by reclaiming their cultural roots. Inspiring, challenging and vital; this poignant event promises to leave you feeling enlightened and empowered to challenge and unlearn repressive practises that do not serve you.
This is a 16+ event. Each under 18 must be accompanied by a responsible adult who is over 21 (1:1 ratio). In order to verify your age, ID may be requested. For this reason, we advise that all customers bring valid ID. For further information see Age and ID in FAQ’s. Right of admission reserved.
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