Noraay is a singer, songwriter and producer based in West Sussex.  She describes her work as music made of Peace, Love and Positive Thoughts, Soul, RnB, Hip Hop with a sprinkle of Arabia....

Odi Oquosa

Odi Oquosa was born in Nigeria, of Onitsha royal lineage.

Paul Jackson

Paul Jackson is a highly experienced photographer, visual artist and film festival producer.

Philippa Vafadari

Philippa Vafadari trained as an actress at the Scottish Conservatoire and aerial artiste at The Circus Space.  She works as a freelance performer and aerial choreographer working for BandBazi, Communicado, Zendeh and currently for the Olympic Opening...

Rikki Tarascas

Rikki Tarascas began acting, directing in the mid eighties when his work as Artistic Director with independent N.W.based companies Fusion & Theatre Totale were praised for their innovation & visual & physical style.

Rosaria Gracia

Rosaria Gracia, PhD. is a versatile professional who works as a Dance Artist, choreographer and performer, University lecturer and Project Manager.

Her work shows her passion for working with individuals and organisations to develop their...

Sarah Naomi Lee

Sarah Lee is a professional writer with a strong track record in producing high quality drama which has received national critical acclaim.  Sarah has had two radio plays broadcast on BBC radio 3 (2007) and on BBC Radio 4 (2009) (see selection of...

Vinod Desai

Vinod Desai MBE is Chief Executive at Art Asia, and he is responsible for the strategic and artistic work and development of the organisation.

Wayne James

A keen photographer, Wayne is also passionate about community development and cohesion.  In his home town of Brighton, Sussex he is a well-respected community leader and often captures moments from his family life and his extensive range of social

Yasmin Gurreeboo

Yasmin is one of the founding directors of Images of Elsewhere, a South East based production company, whose work is rooted in giving individuals and communities a voice, though research, development and performance. Yasmin has directed for...

Yaw Asiyama

Yaw is a Freelance story teller, writer and poet. In 2003 yaw formed his own label ‘Yaw’s House Project’ a platform for creative artistic ideas and a label for his productions.

His successes so far, include ’Me Marley and I’. “What Black Women...

Z:::: Affiliate Artist: Christina Peake

Christina Peake is a visual artist and writer specialising in sculptural installations and graphic novels.
"My fascination with cultures has been evolving since I was born the product of a Bajan mother and an Englishman for a father who were...

Z:::: Affiliate Artist: Jon Daniel

Jon Daniel is a British-born, award-winning creative of African Caribbean heritage.

Classically trained as a graphic designer, Jon has worked primarily as an art director for many of London's leading advertising agencies, in a career spanning...

Z:::: Affiliate Artist: Kofi Allen

Kofi Allen is a Photographic Director / Visual Artist
Born in London in December 1966, Kofi was educated in Jamaica and England.  Twenty-five years ago, Kofi walked into a camera shop, held a camera with a Mirrored telephoto lens and...

z:::::: Africa Night Fever

African Night Fever (ANF) is a musical promotion taking place on the last Friday of every month in Brighton, featuring authentic African dance music from a variety of artists, drummers, solo performers, bands and DJs.  

z:::::: Art Asia

Our mission is to communicate the rich and exciting experience of South Asian Arts to the widest possible audience.

z:::::: ArTree

ArTree is a collective of artists affiliated to Brighton & Hove Black History. The current members are Josef Cabey, Paul Jackson, Edi Mandala and Irene Mensah.

z:::::: BandBazi

BandBazi is a professional theatre company founded in Brighton & Hove in 2001 by Philippa Vafadari.  Its 'aerial dramas' combine strong storylines and stunning aerial circus imagery to create new, original and accessible work; addressing issues...

z:::::: Foto Document

FotoDocument is a an innovative social enterprise providing an international public platform for documentary photography.

z:::::: Grit Lit

Grit Lit - Brighton's edgiest literary night with a reputation for uncompromising fiction from established writers and emerging talents

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