guest post: the tf pledge / natalie ibu

“We — over here at tfhq — are many things but we’re not complacent. Whilst we’re a regularly funded organisation with the privilege of national portfolio funding which allows us the certainty to plan, there isn’t a week that goes by when we don’t interrogate why a company like ours — committed to telling stories about the African […]

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the creative case for…. hang on – why do we need to make a case to be seen?

Our Artistic Director Natalie Ibu headed to the Creative Case for Diversity conference held in Nottingham on 15 January 2018. With new data inspiring new (or not-so-new) discussions surrounding ‘diversity’ in the arts, Natalie had a lot to say.   I started my job – running @tiatafahodzi – on the exact day, in 2014, that ACE launched the #creativecase so in many ways the […]

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guest blog: home, again / yomi sode

“The instructions were simple.   ‘At the point of arrival, look for your representative. They will be waiting for you as you leave the plane and accompany you through immigration to avoid any wahala1. Once you go through immigration, your driver will be waiting for you outside to take you to the hotel.’   Three […]

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