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 […]
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 […]
POET IN THE KENNEL: Colourism by Chia Phoenix
Check out our new video on the importance of black love and education of self in collaboration with Afro Hair and Beauty Live. Continuing the conversation around black businesses and how we can liberate ourselves from Eurocentric beauty standards. CANTU & As I Am product giveaway – Click here for competition details.
MY MOONCUP MISSION One of the things I dreaded the most happened to me whilst I was on holiday; my tampon ripped in half meaning the top half of my tampon was stuck. I was freaking out, what am I going to do?! Am I going to die?! […]
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 […]
ThePalaceOfTheDogs presents the second episode of Benched. Where TPOTD:Collective member Nadine Woodley talks to poet Jody Nolan about how his autism and upbringing has influenced his work.
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 […]