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.
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 […]
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’.
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 […]
After interviewing Poet and Spoken Word Artist, Jody Nolan. We got the chance to film his new piece, Midnight Insight; a exploration of being working class living in West London, where he can see Grenfell tower from his window and the affluent who live around it. A articulate […]
In light of National Mental health awareness week TPOTD:Collective member shares her struggle with mental health through poetry
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 […]