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
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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
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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?
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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
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Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw

Skin Deep’s Courtney Yusuf caught up with Maysa ahead of the release of their new album, ‘Ben Haana wa Maana’.
Skin Deep meets Palestinian singer, songwriter and rapper Maysa Daw
People, Skin Deep Meets

In conversation with Yara Rodrigues Fowler on her debut novel: Stubborn Archivist

Novelist Yara Rodrigues Fowler on archiving, longing, and how to put yourself back together again having been completely shattered.
In conversation with Yara Rodrigues Fowler on her debut novel: Stubborn Archivist
People, Skin Deep Meets

They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Skin Deep meets Hanif Abdurraqib

Nkenna Akunna talks to Hanif Abdurraqib about his book ‘They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us,’ a stunning interrogation of the United States through music.
They Can’t Kill Us Until They Kill Us: Skin Deep meets Hanif Abdurraqib