Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets: Alfie Enoch

Towards the end of his run in Tree at the Young Vic, Skin Deep caught up with Alfie Enoch to talk about the importance of Black British storytelling.
Skin Deep Meets: Alfie Enoch
Art, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik

Courtney Yusuf chats to Drizilik about the power of memory and listening in writing, losing a family to gain everything, and his slick new Creole album, Shukubly.
Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik
Art

BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show 2019

BBZ’s Alternative Graduate show opened at the Copeland Gallery in Peckham last Wednesday, featuring ten early career artists practising in a range of mediums.
BBZ BLK BK: Alternative Graduate Show 2019
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets Comedian and Actor Travis Jay

Travis Jay on fatherhood, how to write jokes about social injustices and getting the recognition he deserves.
Skin Deep Meets Comedian and Actor Travis Jay
Art, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep Meets: Small Island

Skin Deep Meets the cast of Small Island to talk about the importance of representing the Windrush generation on stage, and why they think art and creativity remains significant in moments of immense political and social threat.
Skin Deep Meets: Small Island
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
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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
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