Smashing It

Smashing It

Working Class Artists on Life, Art and Making It Happen

Edited by Sabrina Mahfouz

Contributions by Riz Ahmed, Bridget Minamore and Bryony Kimmings

Published by: Telegram Books

192 Pages, 5.80 x 8.20 in, full colour illustrations

  • Paperback
  • 9781908906403
  • Published: February 2020


Smashing It celebrates the achievements of working-class artists in Britain, from the global takeover of Grime musicians to the literary powerhouses pushing representative narratives, also showcasing their works. Offering guidance and inspiration, leading musicians, playwrights, visual artists, filmmakers and writers share how they overcame obstacles, from the financial to the philosophical, to make it in the arts.

An essential read, Smashing It will empower those who will be a part of tomorrow’s bigger picture.

Includes a guide on how to make it in the arts, and contributions from Riz Ahmed, Kerry Hudson, DJ Target, Bridget Minamore, Anthony Anaxagorou, Bryony Kimmings and many more…