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
Art, Magazine

blank verse in freedom’s thinking

Print culture always responds to politics, especially amongst the large diaspora that had grown as a result of the mass migration out of Zimbabwe
blank verse in freedom’s thinking
Art

a moment of silence

"What might we hear when our ears are open to the silence?" Reflections on how we can find power in lockdown isolation.
a moment of silence
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
Activism, Art, Policy

Otherstani: a world without borders, imaged from behind bars

Talha Ahsan wrote the poem during his time in prison where he spent 8 years in the UK and the United States without trial.
Otherstani: a world without borders, imaged from behind bars
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets South London playwright and performer DK Fashola

On resisting the boxes with new narratives and multidisciplinary flow.
Skin Deep meets South London playwright and performer DK Fashola
Art

14 quick questions with Bklava

We caught up with DJ, vocalist and producer Bklava (yes, she has named herself after everyone's favourite Lebanese dessert).
14 quick questions with Bklava
Activism, Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza

What I long for is a place where we can opt-in or opt-out, choose to be invisible if want to, choose to be visible if we want to.
Skin Deep meets performance artist, theatre maker, poet and writer Travis Alabanza
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
Activism, Art, People

Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution

Amuna Wagner reflects on her evolving relationship with diaspora, transnational solidarity, and revolutionary upheaval.
Diasporic Growing Pains & the Sudan Revolution