Cake break Östersund 1986, Tore (grandfather), Mame Abdoulaye Niang (father) Photographer: unknown Ataya ceremony (Tea time) Dakar 1988, Mame Abdoulaye…

Cake break Östersund 1986, Tore (grandfather), Mame Abdoulaye…

Min bror och syster ca 1995. Fotograf: Min pappa Adormey. My parents arrived in Sweden in June 1986. One of…

Min bror och syster ca 1995. Fotograf: Min…

The people in the photo are Mam-Yandeh Gaye and Tamesha Utbult Norville. The photo was taken in Ödsmål outside of…

The people in the photo are Mam-Yandeh Gaye…

The mosque in Banjul. From the left in blue; Abdoulie, Alpha Jallow, Ismaila Jallow, Saine Jallow. Photographer: unknown. From the…

The mosque in Banjul. From the left in…

Me and my daughters Temitayo and Tittilayo. Gothenburg, Sweden 1995. Photographer: Apiradee Odetunde (Mother) Me and my daughter Tittilayo at…

Me and my daughters Temitayo and Tittilayo. Gothenburg,…

James Abu with family, wife Helina, daughter Vanessa, son Edward and grandchild Naima, at home in Malmö 2023–04. Photographer: unknown.…

James Abu with family, wife Helina, daughter Vanessa,…

Posing at my aunt's place in cool clothes (in my opinion). Photographer: unknown. Posing at my aunt's place in my…

Posing at my aunt's place in cool clothes…

The year is 1981. I'm 1 years old sitting in my mother Karin’s lap. Next to us is my sister…

The year is 1981. I'm 1 years old…

James Abu & Helina Antwi with children Maxwell, Edward, Vanessa 2018, Malmö. Photographer: unknown. James Abu 1986, newly arrived in…

James Abu & Helina Antwi with children Maxwell,…

Gabriel, Öland 1984. Photographer: Agneta Karlsson. Gabriel, Öland 1984.  Photographer: Agneta Karlsson. Gabriel, Öland, 1981. Photographer: Agneta Karlsson. Gabriel, graduation,…

Gabriel, Öland 1984. Photographer: Agneta Karlsson. Gabriel, Öland…

Circa 1996. We had been in Sweden for 2-3 years when this photo was taken. This was at my foster…

Circa 1996. We had been in Sweden for…

The McKinleys, Smygehamn 1981. My parents Barbro and Shirley McKinley decided to settle in the small Scanian fishing village to…

The McKinleys, Smygehamn 1981. My parents Barbro and…

What is your relationship to your family archive: photographs, films, sound collections, memories, oral histories? CLAY HOLDS MEMORY Photographer: Alicia…

What is your relationship to your family archive:…

With mommy and daddy in Gambia. Around 1996. Photographer: Unknown/family. With grandma in Bakau - 96.Photographer: Unknown/family. On Brännö with…

With mommy and daddy in Gambia. Around 1996.…

Wedding picture of Salim and Samia Zahran. Husby, 24/5- 97. Photographer: Anna Svensson. Derek [with] Mohammed and son Aron. 1995.…

Wedding picture of Salim and Samia Zahran. Husby,…

A picture of Black couple posing for a portrait. The woman holds a baby on her lap

What is your relationship to your family archive: photographs, films, sound collections, memories, oral histories? Due to my role as…

What is your relationship to your family archive:…

A grey poster with the text archival frequencies and decolonising the archive on. The text is written in black

What does it mean to decolonise the archive and is it possible? What do we do with our past and…

What does it mean to decolonise the archive…

An image of a black dad and his newborn baby

Dad and I resting by the water after the long journey here. Taken in the summer of 1991. Photographer: Mum…

Dad and I resting by the water after…

Bild på 3 mixade barn- 2 flickor och en pojke.

In this picture I am on the right and my brother, on the left. We are sitting in our maternal…

In this picture I am on the right…

A grey poster with the text Archival Frequency Episode 2 Lynnée Denise on. There is also the logos of the funders of the episode and Black Archives Sweden.

Do we ever think of sampling as an act of archiving? What is Black music? What happens when we migrate…

Do we ever think of sampling as an…

On the first photo you see me and my mum. Date: 1995-07-19. Photographer: Grandmother. On the second photo you see…

On the first photo you see me and…

A grey-colored poster with the text Archival Frequencies Arkivet för Rosa Brus

Is there space for noise in our archives? Are there queer wavelengths? What acoustic feedback do we hear in our…

Is there space for noise in our archives?…

Photo taken by Mum Rahma. Year 1998. A photo of my little brother who had recently been born. Which was…

Photo taken by Mum Rahma. Year 1998. A…

A Black child on a Dale horse

Ellen Aduofua Bernardsson on her first bike. 3-4 years old. In front of family friends Anita and Olle's house. Location:…

Ellen Aduofua Bernardsson on her first bike. 3-4…

1996. Mariama Jobe and her mother. Fatou Ann appears to be at a baptism. It is probably Mariama's own baptism…

1996. Mariama Jobe and her mother. Fatou Ann…

My little brother, my mother’s friend and I in our old living room. Date: 1997-08-13. Photographer: Unknown My mother gets…

My little brother, my mother’s friend and I…

How do you relate to your family/kinship archive: photographs, films, audio collections, memories, oral histories? For me it is a…

How do you relate to your family/kinship archive:…

How do you relate to your family/kinship archive: photographs, films, audio collections, memories, oral histories? I see the archives as…

How do you relate to your family/kinship archive:…

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the artist Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole about her work and relation to family archives.

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the artist Diana Agunbiade-Kolawole...

Picture of McEachrane family 1975-76

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to Michael McEachrane about his family archives.

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to Michael McEachrane about his...

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the artist Francine Agbodjalou about her work and relation to family archives.

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the artist Francine Agbodjalou...

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the curator Michael Barrett about his work and relation to family archives.

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the curator Michael Barrett...

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the visual artist and filmmaker, Theresa Traore Dahlberg about her work and relation to...

Black Archives Sweden has spoken to the visual artist and...