Category: Skin Deep Meets
People, Skin Deep MeetsRepresenting the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’
Representing the Black Diaspora: Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson on the importance of Idris Elba’s ‘Yardie’
Nkenna Akunna meets with Aml Ameen and Shantol Jackson to talk about their roles in Idris Elba's directorial debut, 'Yardie'.
Skin Deep MeetsSkin Deep meets creator of Deportation Discs: Luke De Noronha
Skin Deep meets creator of Deportation Discs: Luke De Noronha
How do we imagine a future outside of the racist capitalistic global structure we live in? Edna Mohamed speaks to Luke De Noronha about Deportation Discs, racist immigration policies, and mobilising for a future without deportations.
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 MeetsI Dont Protest, I Just Dance In My Shadow
I Dont Protest, I Just Dance In My Shadow
Jessica Ashman’s short film project is an exploration of belonging and what it means to exist and work in the animation world as a woman of colour. We chat to her about modes of survival and creating confessional art.
Skin Deep MeetsSkin Deep meets Arinzé Kene
Skin Deep meets Arinzé Kene
Nkenna Akunna meets Arinzé Kene, the second black British playwright in history to have a West End open. They chat Misty, telling truthful stories of black masculinity, and how he is exploding conventional methods of theatre-making.
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.