We Real Cool – Part II: Finding Salvation In Unlikely Places

This month, we invited a group of self-defining black men to join us at the No Fly on the WALL Academy and partake in our latest workshop. Following the success of We Real Cool – Part I, Jessie Bernard, one of our in-house workshop facilitators led We Real Cool – Part II. There is a … More We Real Cool – Part II: Finding Salvation In Unlikely Places

A Day Without Music Isn’t A Day Worth Living: How Mary J. Blige Became My Therapist

Mental health and wellbeing are topics close to the tips of the tongues of many right now. Last Friday night we had the privilege of attending Grey Matters‘ Perception exhibition in Poplar and our recent No Fly on the WALL Academy workshop paid special attention to the mental health of black men. In this post, … More A Day Without Music Isn’t A Day Worth Living: How Mary J. Blige Became My Therapist

Challenging Perceptions: An Interview with Ifeyinwa Frederick

We caught up with the brilliant Ifeyinwa Frederick of Grey Matters to talk about her upcoming exhibition on mental health and perceptions. The exhibition, in collaboration with Hanna Remz Curation, opens tomorrow, and the private viewing is on Friday evening. Through the work of Grey Matters, Frederick and her team are putting mental health at … More Challenging Perceptions: An Interview with Ifeyinwa Frederick

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Depression affects both men and women, but more women than men are likely to be diagnosed with the illness in any given year according to recent studies, including the National Comorbidity Survey. Trying to describe what depression feels like to an outsider can be challenging. In this post, Naomi Maxwell explores depression in women and … More Untitled.