Posts by Bex Shorunke (@)

“Political and social revolutions won’t happen without culture” – An interview with Namiwa Jazz and Aaliyah Hasinah

As two examples of Birmingham’s self-starting generation, promoters Namiwa Jazz and Aaliyah Hasinah discuss pushing for WoC visibility in the city

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Video Jam brought the cultural themes and impact of Basquiat’s artworks to life

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Afropunk: The Face of Resistance

Afropunk is a platform for conversation that raises important questions. Here, we ask artists and festival-goers about identity, empowerment and struggle

Celebrating The Global Network of AFROPUNK

Ahead of their second annual London event, Bex Shorunke meets the key players and crucial creatives that form the fabric of AFROPUNK’s creative community

London artist Jasmin Sehra blends hip-hop with Bollywood

Bex Shorunke meets the London-based visual artist reimagining hip-hop albums and artists as Bollywood movie posters

How Ruby Tandoh and Leah Pritchard created a zine for wellbeing

Bex Shorunke meets the minds behind the independent zine about mental wellbeing, raising money for mental health charities

Brits 2017: A continued snub of the black British experience

Last night the #BritsSoWhite backlash reappeared. Bex Shorunke argues that the racial undertones are not imagined here, they are apparent.

Dizzee Rascal fans reflect on discovering Boy In Da Corner

We spoke to those in the queue for the Boy In Da Corner’s long-awaited homecoming about the impact of this landmark British release

#BlackGirlMagic at Afropunk London

Exploring and celebrating the Black Girl Magic movement with women at the inaugural London event