Suriya the Artist


Horizontal (In Development) – 2017



Horizontal produced by Pippa Frith, is a project that will explore invisible disabilities, our bodies and how our minds relate to them within a society that doesn't always support that.


       Nine Nights - 2016


Commissioned by The Royal Court and Birmingham REP as part of the Live Lunch programme. Nine Nights is a two-hander exploring themes of family, displacement and suicide through the lens of a 15 year old girl.


       Dark Room – 2015


Commissioned by Talawa Firsts Festival and Bedlam Festival at Birmingham Rep directed by Milli Bhatia.  Dark Room is a theatrical exploration of the relationship between culture, gender and mental health. Told through real-life sound bites, spoken word and music; this piece attempts to begin a wider conversation about how we can inclusively support those faced with mental illness



I am British – 2015



Spoken Word piece commissioned by mac Birmingham and Apples and Snakes Power Plant Poetry. This piece explores young Black people of the African and Caribbean diaspora living in Britain.