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 […]
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 […]
Fresh from the release of her single, Black girls, we were delighted to meet with south London songstress and writer of the black girl anthem, Mary Sho. The multi-faceted artist shared with us how she combines fashion and art to amplify the message in her music, whilst contending […]
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 […]
This exhibition left me truly challenged by the deep trauma that slavery and colonisation has had on black people. Whilst rejoicing in the fact that we continue to thrive and prosper in a hostile environment that tries to displace and erase us.