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The BP2 Podcast

The BP2 Podcast

By The Black Presence in British Portraiture Network
The BP2 Podcast comes from the Black Presence in British Portraiture network of scholars, museum professionals and collectors with a passion for discovering, understanding and presenting the black African presence in British portraiture from 1500 to 1800, in each episode a portrait is discussed by members from the network
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The BP2 Podcast Episode 2 Jan Gossaert (1510-15) ‘The Adoration of the Kings’

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The BP2 Podcast Episode 5 John Blanke (The Great Tournament Roll of Westminster 1511)
The Black Presence in British Portraiture discussed in this episode of the BP2 Podcast is  John Blanke’s two appearances in the 1511 Great Tournament Roll of Westminster  Membranes 3-4 and 27-28 from the collection of the College of Arms, London, England Chaired by Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Selected by Dr Miranda Kaufmann art historian and author Assisted by Michael Ohajuru art historian and director of The John Blanke Project Readings read by Ebun Culwin Final Reading from Miranda Kaufmann’s Black Tudors: The Untold Story (Oneworld 2017) Music Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Musicians Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park @TheBP2Podcast
43:34
November 17, 2021
The BP2 Podcast Episode 4 John Simpson (exhibited 1827) Head of a Man (?Ira Frederick Aldridge)
The Black Presence in British Portraiture discussed in this episode of this BP2 Podcast is John Simpson (exhibited 1827) Head of a Man (?Ira Frederick Aldridge) from the collection of Tate Britain, London, England Chaired by Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Selected by Dr Janet Couloute art historian and  social work academic, Assisted by Dr Martin Myrone convenor of the British Art Network at the Paul Mellon Centre for Studies in British Art Readings read by  Ebun Culwin Music Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Musicians Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park Readings from Song of Solomon Chapters 1, 3 and 4 Psalm 45 @TheBP2Podcast
28:50
August 1, 2021
The BP2 Podcast Episode 3: Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1865–6) ‘The Beloved’
The Black Presence in British Portraiture discussed in this episode of this BP2 Podcast is Dante Gabriel Rossetti (1865–6)  The Beloved (‘The Bride’) ’ from the collection of Tate Britain, London, England Chaired by Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Selected by Dr Jan Marsh writer and curator Assisted by Dr Caroline Bressey  cultural and historical geographer Readings read by  Ebun Culwin Music Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Musicians Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park Readings from Song of Solomon Chapters 1, 3 and 4 Psalm 45 @TheBP2Podcast
26:29
May 24, 2021
The BP2 Podcast Episode 2 Jan Gossaert (1510-15) ‘The Adoration of the Kings’
The Black Presence in British Portraiture discussed in this episode of the BP2 Podcast is 2 Jan Gossaert (1510-15) ‘The Adoration of the Kings’ in the collection of the National Gallery, London, England Chaired by Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Selected by Leslie Primo Art Historian, Author and Lecturer Assisted by Richard Stemp Art Historian, Author and Lecturer Readings read by  Paterson Joesph Music Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Musicians Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park Allegri Miserere in the Sistine Chapel Readings Psalm 72 verses 10 Mathew 2 verses 1-12
34:00
November 25, 2020
The BP2 Podcast Episode 1 Thomas Gainsborough (1768 ) 'Ignatius Sancho'
The Black Presence in British Portraiture discussed in this episode of the BP2 Podcast is Thomas Gainsborough (1768 ) Ignatius Sancho in the collection of the National Gallery of Canada, Ontario, Canada Chaired by Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. Selected by Paterson Joseph Actor and Writer Assisted by Michael Ohajuru Director, The John Blanke Project Voice introducing the reading Ebun Culwin Music Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Musicians  Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park Reading The Secret Diaries of Charles Ignatius Sancho by Paterson Joseph (unpublished novel)
54:40
September 29, 2020
The PB2 Podcast Trailer
The PB2 Podcast is the podcast of the Black Presence in British Portraiture Network  Introduced by Professor Gretchen Gerzina Paul Murray Kendall Professor of Biography  at the University of Massachusetts, Amherst. The Black Presence in British Portraiture Network is a group of scholars, museum professionals and collectors with a passion for discovering, understanding and presenting the black African presence in British portraiture from around 1500 to 1800.  Each BP2 Podcast will bring the database to life, each episode highlighting  a particular work from the database through a discussion about the work followed by a reading associated with the work. To make sure you don’t miss an episode subscribe to the PB2 Podcast - the podcast from the Black Presence in British Portraiture Network – where ever you download your podcasts - subscribe to @TheBP2Podcast on all social media  Cover picture:  Thomas Gainsborough Ignatius Sancho 1768,  Music : Minuet by Ignatius Sancho revised and arranged by Ben Park Cello- Rebecca Jordan, Violin- Buffy Rowe, Vocal Sarah Dacey , Bass and Harpsichord-Ben Park
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August 19, 2020