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Are We In Or Out?

The oft-used terms of “working twice as hard” and “struggle” are ubiquitous within the industry and because of this can seep into becoming a stereotype, old, used and dashed-about, a tiresome and frustratingly familiar excuse that becomes to inform and describe the mindset of the Black artist. But, from my own experience, this stereotype couldn’t [...]
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Jamal Harewood’s: Privileged | A Review

The blurb for this show in short said it was about Polar Bears and tackling issues of race. Intrigued? I certainly was. We entered the space to find a Polar Bear (Jamal in costume) asleep amongst strewn chicken bones. The use of fried chicken throughout the piece was a simple device that spoke to me [...]
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A Young Lad and his Giant Peach!

Hey Tribe Can I just say James and the Giant Peach is a wonderful story by one of my favourite author's Roald Dahl. It was so exciting to see an adaptation at my local theatre, the West Yorkshire Playhouse! What a tribute it was. With a refreshingly talented ethnically diverse cast, a beautiful psychedelic set [...]
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Tribe Arts | A new venture awaits!

Duh Duh Duuuuuuuh! Yes its that dramatic, welcome to the first blog post of Tribe Arts, we are a collective of British Black and Asian artists exploring new and hidden stories through our own experiences (This may change, as we're still figuring that out). Tribe Arts came together in 2013 part of Black History month, [...]
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