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
Skin Deep Meets

Sheila Atim Takes Her Play, Anguis, To Edinburgh

Nkenna Akunna caught up with the rising star to talk about her new role as a playwright.
Sheila Atim Takes Her Play, Anguis, To Edinburgh
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?
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
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
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Eugene Ankomah: an artist highlighting the problem of knife crime in the UK through collective community action

We need to talk honestly about the link between austerity and knife crime in the UK.
Eugene Ankomah: an artist highlighting the problem of knife crime in the UK through collective community action
People, Skin Deep Meets

Noughts and Crosses – why Malorie Blackman’s tale is still so relevant today.

Nkenna Akunna chats to actor Heather Agyepong about playing Sephy in Sabrina Mahfouz's adaptation of Noughts & Crosses.
Noughts and Crosses – why Malorie Blackman’s tale is still so relevant today.
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How can we go forward if we don’t make peace with our past?

Skin Deep's Nkenna Akunna meets Shingai to have an honest conversation about growing up, ancient civilizations and dealing with grief.
How can we go forward if we don’t make peace with our past?
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

On Obibini and Cultural Influences: In Conversation with Arts Foundation Futures Winner, Kwame Asafo-Adjei

Nominating Kwame Asafo-Adjei for the Arts Foundation Futures award, Robert Hylton interviews the now winner on cultural identity, dance and the influences he draws from.
On Obibini and Cultural Influences: In Conversation with Arts Foundation Futures Winner, Kwame Asafo-Adjei