NO FILTER – OUR STORY – OUR WORDS. @ThePalaceofTheDogs Presents CREATIVES UNLOCKED(DWN) in collaboration with MADEVU ENTERTAINMENT. Connecting creative voices from Britain to South Africa to discuss how COVID-19 and quarantine has affected them as creatives/artists. In todays episode we speak with Daniel Bailey (@ThePalaceOfTheDogs) and Zolani Shangase […]
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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Two in the afternoon, two eloquent women and too much history for a two-minute interview. TPOTD’s Vanessa Fisher catches up with Alice Mensa aka DJ A.MEN. -sound girl to west-end superstars by day and DJ superstar herself by night-to talk of freeing creativity whilst trapped in quarantine. Are you […]
At a time when connection takes an unconventional route, our very own Daniel Bailey meets ANDRO by way of the suddenly ubiquitous ZOOM app. conducting #TPOTD’s very first ‘social-distancing compliant’ interview to discuss Lost Cause – ANDRO’s newly released E.P. The video is ostensibly a playground where [The […]
Today we speak with LRO about her project ‘Thank You For The Pain, I Needed It For My Art’, exploring how art and music can be healing in traumas and heartbreak in particular. We also discuss how we can use these traumas to fuel your art as creative. […]
Whilst on instagram yesterday I came across this piece written by Elander Moore, using his art to inspire his peers to rally together and vote well in the UK’s coming election. This morning with the votes tallied, a cloud of disappointment clouds our minds as the tories hold […]
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 […]