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Art, Skin Deep Meets

Bronx Gothic: An exploration of freedom, trauma, and the limits of black girlhood

Bronx Gothic is turbulent, vulnerable, and its structural lines do not slot tidily in the mental spaces we are used to making as audience members.
Bronx Gothic: An exploration of freedom, trauma, and the limits of black girlhood
Activism, Art, People, Policy, Skin Deep Meets

How do we map ‘invisible’ cities, and put the lived experiences of the residents at the heart?

Whenever I said that I was from Casablanca people would say ‘Oh, that’s so romantic!’ There is nothing romantic! Every image that exists in the collective imagination about this city comes from the Michael Curtis movie that was not even shot here!
How do we map ‘invisible’ cities, and put the lived experiences of the residents at the heart?
Activism, Art

Jay Bernard’s Surge, the process of documenting overlooked Black British history, and the struggles we are yet to overcome

Paying homage to the victims of the New Cross fire in 1981.
Jay Bernard’s Surge, the process of documenting overlooked Black British history, and the struggles we are yet to overcome
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Yrsa Daley-Ward

The Terrible is a different thing for everybody. It is a shape-shifting thing, it can be whatever the thing is in you that trips you up again and again and again.
Skin Deep meets Yrsa Daley-Ward
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Vincent Martell, the creator of the unapologetically queer web series: Damaged Goods

“I’m so fucking tired of seeing stories about us from a white lens… I want to continue to create work and make it accessible to my people.”
Skin Deep meets Vincent Martell, the creator of the unapologetically queer web series: Damaged Goods
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

On Loneliness and Finding Ourselves in Each Other, with Fatimah Asghar

Diasporic loneliness is distinct. It’s an ever-present vibration under the skin, in some moments unremarkable and in others turbulent.
On Loneliness and Finding Ourselves in Each Other, with Fatimah Asghar

Events

17:00 8th Aug jazz cafe, Parkway, London, UK

Skin Deep and the Jazz Cafe present: Ahnansé + Ms Maurice + Brother Portrait

We’re collaborating with the Jazz Cafe to present three of London’s hottest jazz artists.
Skin Deep and the Jazz Cafe present: Ahnansé + Ms Maurice + Brother Portrait

Videos

Art

Sonic Transmissions presents: Moses Boyd

Moses Boyd on the importance of maintaining your independence in creating music and art.
Sonic Transmissions presents: Moses Boyd
Art

Rolling Hills: brand new video from South London duo Sawa-Manga

The premier a visual feast, the debut music video from Sawa-Manga, blurring the line between the realm of visions and the waking day.
Rolling Hills: brand new video from South London duo Sawa-Manga
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Nubya Garcia

We chat to London-based saxophonist Nubya Garcia about building on musical legacies, shaping her sound, and the meaning of hype.
Skin Deep meets Nubya Garcia
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Julia Cheng

We talk to Julia Cheng about creating an all-female powerhouse that cultivates honest expression through dance and music.
Skin Deep meets Julia Cheng