Thrilled to be joining the online magazine Bella Caledonia on their Many Voices project, as a Commissioning Editor. Will be writing about art and politics, and the politics of art, as well as exploring Scottish theatre history in the context of the experiences and contribution of artists of colour.
Interview in The Scotsman, 27 Aug 2020
My words on a board outside Traverse Theatre Edinburgh as part of the BLM Mural Trail. Link to the write up in The Scotsman
Annie and Flore will be unpacking the canvas and brushes once more (at least) when Twa returns for a performance as part of the official programme for the Women Playwrights International Conference in Montreal Canada in 2022, postponed from ’21. Excited!
‘…a tightly constructed piece that worked superbly…real heft both emotionally and intellectually’. All Edinburgh Theatre review of Fragments of Home performed and livestreamed as part of Shedinburgh Fringe at the Traverse Theatre Edinburgh
Link to Shedcast interview before filming my performance at Shedinburgh Fringe online
Made a wee film with my daughter Eve last week for the Scotsman Sessions, called Fragments of Home – extracts from my show Home is Not the Place, last seen at the Trav in Feb shortly before lockdown and the world changed – featuring music from the show composed by the amazing Niroshini Thambar
‘Never fear because your critical friend is here, the friend you say you need’. Link to An Open Letter to the CEO of Creative Scotland responding to his blog post about Black Lives Matter and CS’s commitment to Equalities, Diversity and Inclusion, published in Bella Caledonia, 18 June 2020
‘…one of Scotland’s most powerful and interesting writer-performers gets to work, conjuring up the whole history of her family…rich in historical significance, and full of contemporary echoes…exceptionally powerful…’ THE SCOTSMAN
‘…an autobiographical, poignant and beautiful account of lineage, identity and what makes home, home…captivating the room as purposeful and poetic storyteller.’ EDINBURGH GUIDE