Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw

Skin Deep’s Courtney Yusuf caught up with Maysa ahead of the release of their new album, ‘Ben Haana wa Maana’.
Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw
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
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Yinka Esi Graves

Yinka Esi Graves is a black-British Flamenco dancer. She chats to Courtney Yusuf about her black identity and the tradition’s African roots.
Skin Deep meets Yinka Esi Graves
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Lilian Nejatpour

Lilian Nejatpour is a British-Iranian multidisciplinary artist whose latest piece, ‘Choreophobia’, explores the politicisation of male sensuality and the dislocation of dealing with multiple identities. She talks dance, bass, and doing the dishes with Courtney Yusuf.
Skin Deep meets Lilian Nejatpour
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Rahill Jamalifard

Iranian-American lead singer of Habibi, Rahill Jamalifard, chats earthquakes, Shirazi poetry, and the internet.
Skin Deep meets Rahill Jamalifard
Activism

The Journey Continues: Why ‘Akala’s Odyssey’ doesn’t go far enough

If we really want to see more POC rightfully engaging in the study of the Classical World, conversations need to be had in a language that people understand.
The Journey Continues: Why ‘Akala’s Odyssey’ doesn’t go far enough
Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets Marwa al-Sabouni

How recent architectural and urban planning practices contributed to the collapse of the social fabric in Syria.
Skin Deep meets Marwa al-Sabouni