Daniel Bailey is the founder of The Palace of The Dogs. Currently exploring film making, photography, journalism and creative writing – he makes his living as a Performer on the West End. Originally from Hackney, London; he cares deeply for the issues concerning those whose voices are being stifled. He endeavours to advocate the need for those affected by racism and classism to have access to an artistic platform, as a means to express themselves in a safe and healthy environment.
The Palace of The Dogs (TPOTD) ,launched May 2015, is a blog for those who wish to explore identity and expression in art and politics; inciting the progression of a vocal generation in our society.
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PHILLIP SAUNDERS: Toronto Street Artist (Interview)
We meet with Canadian street artist, Philip Saunders to speak on his influences, the beautification of Kensington market and his endeavour to represent black people.
Gloria Obianyo, multi-faceted creative and actress in Girl From The North Country, shares her experience of being an artist and a young carer for her mother. While our focus on mental health, especially in the arts industry, has been focused so much on sufferers, we can forget how […]
Last night all my insecurities visited me in a dream They came in a mini Kellogg’s variety pack, a pack of 8, with each insecurity on top… I ate them all… With each gluttonous mouthful, my swollen cheeks squeezed anxiety into my body. I woke up to find […]
The Black British Theatre Awards celebrated its first ceremony last weekend, where the cream of black British theatre celebrated how far we have come and the legacy we have yet to leave behind. Vanessa Fisher shares her account on awards ceremony that screams “Say it loud, I’m Black & I’m Proud”.
Fresh from his stint at Poplar Union Theatre, showcasing his piece ‘Triple Threat’; We spoke with Sonny Nwachukwu about his experience of being Black, Gay and Disabled. The writer, director and choreographer also ventures into how the acceptance of the label disabled has empowered and informed a unique […]
The theatre, praised for its forward thought and openness to explore taboo topics, assemble into a lynch mob spouting abuse to anyone with opposing thought and christianity seems to be their latest target. We speak with Olivier award nominee, Rachel John, delving into her career in theatre and how […]
Fresh from the release of her single, Black girls, we were delighted to meet with south London songstress and writer of the black girl anthem, Mary Sho. The multi-faceted artist shared with us how she combines fashion and art to amplify the message in her music, whilst contending […]
After the death of Toni Morrison and attending, dance legend, Thea Nerissa Barnes’ memorial. I begun to reflect on the power of writing; how these words live on past you and later become your eulogy. Almost stronger than memory. I begun to ask myself what would my eulogy […]
This week dance and theatre world celebrated the life and career of Thea Nerissa Barnes with a tribute show of performance and readings from her published essays on dance research; Introducing a legacy fund created to continues Thea’s support of dancers, choreographers and researchers. Needless to say Thea […]
Check out ThePalaceOfTheDogs interview with Producer/Artist CYRS. We find out how he found his sound in the German music scene. For the full interview go www.thepalaceofthedogs.com