It was first performed at the Turner Contemporary Gallery in March 2020 and was later made into a film in response to the global uprising following the murder of George Floyd.

Freedom Road Reimagined features an incredible live band bringing to life protest anthems, with photography from the esteemed Vanley Burke and Charlie Phillips alongside Richard Birch and young photographer Shaïny Vilo and impactful monologues from young Black British voices, creating the backdrop for what is a truly entertaining yet provocative show.

Freedom Road Re-imagined Line-Up:

Sabina Desir – Vocalist

Jessica Lauren – Keyboards

Tamar Osborn – Woodwinds

Winston Clifford – Drums

Ivan Hussey – Cello

Jason Simpson – Bass

Lascelle Gordon – Percussion

Additional Voice/Actor (film) – Taariq Forder



Vanley Burke – Visual Artist

Charlie Phillips – Photography

Shaïny Vilo – Photography

Richard Birch – Photography

London Borough of Lambeth Archives Department

Filmed Footage – Nathan Jones


Brilliant and Poignant

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