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Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad

Director Barry Jenkins tells Skin Deep he wanted to show “not what was done to them, but what they did.”
Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad
Activism

Resources in the struggle for Palestinian liberation

Now is the time to vocalize our solidarity with Palestinians and mobilise around it. Here is a list of resources to help you get started.
Resources in the struggle for Palestinian liberation
Art

In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe

To mark the live session release, Brother Portrait and Oscar Jerome chat about the themes behind their track ‘Your Saint’
In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe

Events

18:00 30th Jun – 29th Sep

Skin Deep Sonic Transmissions at the Horniman Museum

Skin Deep curates and hosts four Sonic Transmissions sessions – evenings of conversation, live performance and collective listening with Lex Amor, Ashley Henry, Tawiah and Myrrh and Shabaka Hutchings.
Skin Deep Sonic Transmissions at the Horniman Museum

Videos

Art

In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe

To mark the live session release, Brother Portrait and Oscar Jerome chat about the themes behind their track ‘Your Saint’
In conversation: Oscar Jerome and Brother Portrait on ‘Your Saint’ and the dehumanisation of migrants in Europe
Art, Sonic Transmissions

Sonic Transmissions: House of Absolute

We go deep with House of Absolute, an all female powerhouse cultivating honest expression through dance and music.
Sonic Transmissions: House of Absolute
Art, People

Shingai releases

Shingai, the legendary front woman and bassist from Noisettes introduces the ‘Ancient Futures’ short film co-written and produced by Kakembo and Shingai to complement the EP.
Shingai releases
Activism, Art, People, Sonic Transmissions

Sonic Transmissions: Cassie Kinoshi

Cassie shares her process, influences, politics and the narratives that she’s are inspired to tell.
Sonic Transmissions: Cassie Kinoshi

Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets

Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad

Director Barry Jenkins tells Skin Deep he wanted to show “not what was done to them, but what they did.”
Centering Black life in a time of Black social death – Barry Jenkins’ The Underground Railroad
Skin Deep Meets

Nollywood and the rise of razz – Skin Deep Meets @nollybabes

Funmi Lijadu talks to @nolly.babes, the viral Instagram account celebrating the women of Old Nollywood
Nollywood and the rise of razz – Skin Deep Meets @nollybabes
Activism, Art, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets: In My Blood It Runs

Juvenile justice, Black Lives Matter and First Nations education in Australia — we talk to the filmmakers behind feature doc In My Blood It Runs
Skin Deep Meets: In My Blood It Runs
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets: Black Fly Zine

Oliver Taylor talks to Black Fly Zine about opening up conversations on sexual health, shame and the reclaiming of sexual joy in Black and POC communities.
Skin Deep Meets: Black Fly Zine
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets Merissa Hylton

Alyssa Jaffer chats with artist Merissa Hylton about lineage, lockdown, affirmation, and how Hylton’s work explores her identities as a Black disabled woman.
Skin Deep Meets Merissa Hylton
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets Hassan Hajjaj

Melissa Chemam speaks to artist Hassan Hajjaj about his exhibition ‘The Path’ at the Arnolfini Gallery in Bristol.
Skin Deep Meets Hassan Hajjaj