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
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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
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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
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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
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Skin Deep meets Rebekah Murrell

Culture Editor Nkenna Akunna caught up with friend of the Skin Deep fam, Rebekah Murrell.
Skin Deep meets Rebekah Murrell
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Skin Deep meets Alfie Enoch

Towards the end of his run in Tree at the Young Vic, Skin Deep caught up with Alfie Enoch to talk about the importance of Black British storytelling.
Skin Deep meets Alfie Enoch
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Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik

Courtney Yusuf chats to Drizilik about the power of memory and listening in writing, losing a family to gain everything, and his slick new Creole album, Shukubly.
Skin Deep meets rising Sierra Leonean rap star Drizilik
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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?