In this Episode of Generation Expat we speak to the Panel about being black under the white gaze. Maisey Bawden tells of her experience of being mixed race and her identity crisis caused by casting directors telling her she isn’t black enough; While the rest of the panel […]
After the feedback that I’ve received from my peers, regarding the Ep.1; Many have expressed their disappointment at the lack of response from our white counterparts in the industry. There was an expectation that this would open a forum and expose our conversations candidly, giving education and insight […]
With our first event, ‘Generation Expat’, we endeavoured to highlight and connect inter-generationally the experience of black theatre in Britain, by mediating a conversation between black/dual heritage artists in the industry. In todays episode we speak with Sharon D Clarke, Gloria Onitiri and Cedric Neal about the progression […]
Generation Expat: Black Theatre Talks. ThePalaceOfTheDogs Presents its first panel event celebrating and debating the Black Theatre Experience. Guests Include Sharon D Clarke, Cedric Neal, Gloria Onitiri, Brenda Edwards, Ibinabo Jack, Dex Lee, Idris Kargbo and Maisey Bawden. Hosted by Vanessa Fisher. @Urdang Academy on the 30th of […]
With summer ending turn some autumn leaves with Yoko Tawada – Review by @Panoptistry.
There are approximately 120,000 young people in the uk without citizenship or secured status; 65,000 of these young people were born in the UK. We speak to a young creative who, born here, but hung in this purgatory of ‘Citizen Limbo’.
MY MOONCUP MISSION One of the things I dreaded the most happened to me whilst I was on holiday; my tampon ripped in half meaning the top half of my tampon was stuck. I was freaking out, what am I going to do?! Am I going to die?! […]
After the decision to stop, Musical Theatre Artist, Mazz Murray from singing a from well known Dreamgirls song in ‘The Best Of West End’, Attentions have now turned to the ethnic representation of the show. Join Vanessa Fisher as she further probes the decision to leave BAME actors unrepresented.
Siddique Kamara, a rapper in London’s drill music group – Moscow 17, became the capitals 85th murder on the 2nd of August 2017. Siddique, cleared of murder earlier this year, was found stabbed to death on Warham Street, Camberwell, at 19:20. Amongst the bellows of a community screaming […]
Stepping Up Salone is a charitable organisation dedicated to creating more health and arts related opportunities to the Country of Sierra Leone. It’s co-founders are Shamsu Pappenthein (Feel the motion sessions) and Vanessa Fisher (Spirit Arts School). After the devastating mudslide in August 2017, Shamsu and Vanessa raised funds and collected clothing to take […]