October 24, 2016
Dear Black Portraiture[s] III participants,
Please note the change of venue for the Black Portraiture[s] Conference in Johannesburg from November 17-19, 2016. The event is now being held in Turbine Hall in the Newtown district of Johannesburg.
Thank you for your patience and cooperation.
The BP3 Team
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