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People, Skin Deep Meets

Representing the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’

Nkenna Akunna meets with Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson to talk about their roles in Idris Elba’s directorial debut, ‘Yardie’.
Representing the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets creator of Deportation Discs: Luke De Noronha

How do we imagine a future outside of the racist capitalistic global structure we live in? Edna Mohamed speaks to Luke De Noronha about Deportation Discs, racist immigration policies, and mobilising for a future without deportations.
Skin Deep meets creator of Deportation Discs: Luke De Noronha
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Attab Haddad, an oud-player with a passion for flamenco

Al-Andalus is alive again when Attab Haddad starts to play. Iraqi-British Attab shared Turkish coffees with Skin Deep’s Courtney Yusuf to chat career priorities post 9-11, the value of musical fusion, and London’s siren call.
Skin Deep meets Attab Haddad, an oud-player with a passion for flamenco
Activism, Magazine, People

Skin Deep Futures

In looking to the future, Skin Deep platforms grassroots collectives that are working in different ways to uplift their communities.
Skin Deep Futures
People

Breakin’ shit down and workin’ shit out: a dissection of anti-black racism, action and protest in ‘ear for eye’

Nkenna Akunna meets Kayla Meikle to talk about her role in debbie tucker green’s latest production ‘ear for eye’ at the Royal Court, London.
Breakin’ shit down and workin’ shit out: a dissection of anti-black racism, action and protest in ‘ear for eye’
Art

The Object of My Gaze

Marcia Michael’s recent project ‘I Am Now You – Mother’ visualises matrilineage through the body of her mother as a way of telling our own stories.
The Object of My Gaze

Events

20:00 6th Feb

Sonic Transmissions: Moses Boyd + Special Guests

We’re taking over the Bush Theatre for an extra special Sonic Transmissions session in collaboration with Moses Boyd.
Sonic Transmissions: Moses Boyd + Special Guests

Videos

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
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets 47Soul

We chatted to 47Soul about dancehall, borders and creating music of resistance in diaspora.
Skin Deep meets 47Soul