Author: Courtney Yusuf
Skin Deep MeetsSkin Deep meets Attab Haddad, an oud-player with a passion for flamenco
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 MeetsSkin Deep meets Lilian Nejatpour
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.
ActivismThe Journey Continues: Why ‘Akala’s Odyssey’ doesn’t go far enough
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.