Activism, Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
Art, People, Skin Deep Meets

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
People, Skin Deep Meets

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
Art, Skin Deep Meets

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
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