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SURIYA THE ARTIST

 

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.

 
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       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.

 
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       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.