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
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
Activism, Art, People, Policy, Skin Deep Meets

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
Art, People

Hoard, Bim Adewunmi’s love letter to the Black British experience

Bim Adewunmi's debut play, exploring the contours of a multi-generational British Nigerian family.
Hoard, Bim Adewunmi’s love letter to the Black British experience
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.
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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

Getting Enough of Scams: The Audacity of Whiteness

We can't get enough of scams, yet there seems to be little to no mention of the obvious characteristic linking white-collar scam celebrities: their whiteness.
Getting Enough of Scams: The Audacity of Whiteness