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.
In looking to the future, Skin Deep platforms grassroots collectives that are working in different ways to uplift their communities.
Nkenna Akunna meets Kayla Meikle to talk about her role in debbie tucker green’s latest production ‘ear for eye’ at the Royal Court, London.
Marcia Michael’s recent project ‘I Am Now You – Mother’ visualises matrilineage through the body of her mother as a way of telling our own stories.
Nkenna Akunna chats to filmmaker hajooj kuka about making his film aKasha and telling stories of joy, war, love and rebellion.
As part of Freeword’s THIS IS PRIVATE series, Zia Ahmed’s visual poem ‘The Moon Is A Meme’ explores the experiences of a young British-Asian Muslim man to respond to the notion of privacy in an era of surveillance.
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.
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Yinka Esi Graves is a black-British Flamenco dancer. She chats to Courtney Yusuf about her black identity and the tradition’s African roots.
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.
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.
The Producers Edit, an early evening foray into the musical minds of some of the UK’s most talented producers.