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Category: Politics

INDUSTRY MINDS: Daniel Bailey (Podcast)

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.

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SteppingUpSalone

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 […]

Vanessa Fisher: Trip Home

I opened my facebook app to dozens of posts from friends sympathising with me – another tragedy in Sierra Leone (Salone). A mudslide had wiped out hundreds of homes and thousands of people. I felt sadness, guilt, worry and yet immense pride as I watched endless clips of […]