Spotlight is a segment dedicated to promoting creative businesses and collectives, founded by People Of Colour, as a resource for young aspiring artists. Our first interview is with Nana Evans of Hub&Culture. Hub&Culture, housing clothing designers from the Black Diaspora.
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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‘Don’t give a crap about what anybody thinks, trust yourself and your perspective as an artist.’ – Grace Acladna.
Check out our interview with the singer/songwriter/producer ahead of the release of her new EP Phonophobia.
Daniel Bailey speaks with Industry Minds about how the same issues that outrage us in our society and politics, are also reflected in the arts industry. Detailing how this structure can affect the mental health of BAME actors and how artistic representation can steer a narrative for marginalised communities.
VIDEO EXCLUSIVE: Natalie May’s acoustic version of her new single ‘Play My Game’. Visual by @JustBailey for @ThePalaceOfTheDogs.
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’.