Spotlight on GUAP Work Experiences: Who is Naila Owusu

Spotlight on GUAP Work Experiences: Who is Naila Owusu

Naila Owusu is an up-and-coming Black-British visual artist and graphic designer breaking out into the creative scene. She employs her fascination with colour and texture to create pieces that serve to reflect

STRANDS & STRUCTURES, an immersive photo-documentary urging a conversation on the intricacies of urban life in Accra

STRANDS & STRUCTURES, an immersive photo-documentary urging a conversation on the intricacies of urban life in Accra

STRANDS & STRUCTURES, an immersive photo-documentary exhibition by Concept Hair Artist Asia Clarke and Photographer Christian Saint. STRANDS & STRUCTURES unravels the intricate connections between our hair, our bodies, and the vibrant

GUAP Meets The 90s Baby Show

GUAP Meets The 90s Baby Show

With the rise of podcasters from every contemporary subculture known to our present day, one podcast that has truly stood the test of time – The 90s Baby Show. This jovial melanated

BOYS: A short film to watch this winter

BOYS: A short film to watch this winter

After The Pappy Show’s successful performance of ‘BOYS’ in 2022, the play has been reimagined into a short film. Kane, founder of The PappyShow, and Celia Willis, filmmaker, collaborated to explore the beauties of masculinity

The first ‘Black To The Future’ festival is finally here, here’s what you need to know

The first ‘Black To The Future’ festival is finally here, here’s what you need to know

Irenosen Okojie, the award-winning, Nigerian-born writer of short stories and novels, is launching Black to the Future, an Afro-futurist festival aimed at Black creatives in partnership with The British Library and the Royal Society of Literature. 

EARTH MAMA: Directed by Savanah Leaf is an emotive portrayal of Black motherhood [@SavanahLeaf]

EARTH MAMA: Directed by Savanah Leaf is an emotive portrayal of Black motherhood [@SavanahLeaf]

Savanah Leaf is best known for her volleyball career, which took her to competing for Great Britain at the 2012 Summer Olympics. The sports player has now shifted her focus with her recent

Irene Agbontaen on Bumble & Black love

Irene Agbontaen on Bumble & Black love

For the past three years, Irene Agbontaen has been a driving force in creating candid, online spaces to discuss everything Black love. With her partnership with Bumble beginning in 2020, Irene has set out

Meet Ishan founder of mental-health fashion brand Apophenia [@ishannandra]

Meet Ishan founder of mental-health fashion brand Apophenia [@ishannandra]

Therapist by day and founder of Apophenia by night, Ishan Nandra is creating a brand for the culture. GUAP sits with the founder and designer to learn more about the up-and-coming brand.  GUAP: What does Apophenia

Platforma returns for a seventh year, honouring Somali nomadic life

Platforma returns for a seventh year, honouring Somali nomadic life

Platforma Festival, produced by leading migrant arts organisation Counterpoints Arts, celebrates arts, refugees, and migration. Returning for a seventh year, this Festival’s edition takes over Bristol and the South West with an eclectic

October’s must-see theatre show by Wright Bros

October’s must-see theatre show by Wright Bros

Whoever says theatre is dead has not come across Wright Bro Entertainment. Founded by Tyrone Davis and Kieran Shekoni, this theatre production company is out to make theatre fun again by blending narratives that are culturally

TheBooksDem is spotlighting Black diasporic literature and culture [@thebooksdem]

TheBooksDem is spotlighting Black diasporic literature and culture [@thebooksdem]

2022 was a record-breaking year for the UK publishing industry, with a total income of £6.9bn – and literature is becoming more and more popularised, and accessible, to people of all generations, demographics,

George the Poet on Colonialism, Podcasts and Premier Gaou [@Georgethepoet]

George the Poet on Colonialism, Podcasts and Premier Gaou [@Georgethepoet]

Few people can talk about African independence movements using rhymes, storytelling and music – George the Poet is one of them. Chapter Four of ‘Have You Heard of George’s Podcast‘ has recently