Main content
Sorry, this episode is not currently available

An uplifting spoken word film exploring isolation through Black and migrant perspectives.

An uplifting spoken word film exploring themes of isolation through Black and migrant perspectives in the UK.

We Are Not The Virus is a hopeful ode to frontline workers, the piece striving to counteract negative narratives with the idea that, collectively, we can combat any virus. Whether that be a physical one, or one affecting our spiritual or mental selves.

Filmed in Lockdown is a series of new works of literary, musical, visual, and performance arts, commissioned for Culture in Quarantine by Arts Council England and BBC Arts.

Release date:

4 minutes

Featured in...

The best of arts and culture from the BBC

The best of arts and culture from the BBC

Click the link to visit the homepage for BBC Arts.

“It’s imperative these artists are supported to make brilliant work”

“It’s imperative these artists are supported to make brilliant work”

Lamia Dabboussy from BBC Arts explains more about these exciting new commissions.