A Night of Sassy Storytelling

https://videopress.com/v/qxdFeUQc Special Thanks to the women involved with this project xx Accompaniment by David Burgoyne and HoneyB Memories of your first kiss? That time you ventured to "thirdbase"? When your bestfriend helped shave your moustache? Sassy Stories revolves around retelling those pivotal moments in life that tend to stay hidden beneath clouds of socially awkward shame. To … Continue reading A Night of Sassy Storytelling

A Sassy Society

  "It’s not the answer that enlightens, but the question." Eugene Ionesco   Drawing and writing act as a way of digesting both her own and others behaviour. Bethany Burgoyne delves into her subconsious to create her latest collection of work.       In this series of hand drawn illustrations, 'A Sassy Society', we … Continue reading A Sassy Society

‘Sitting with Sass’ Featuring Yara Ashkar

Yara describes herself as rather being a jack of all trades than a master of none. Whilst working within the fashion industry as a designer, she has also launched her career as a yoga teacher in Haifa, Israel, one of the first to be leading classes in Arabic. It is also Yara’s knowledge and practice of Ayurvedic treatment has led to her involvement with start projects which aim to promote self-care and wellbeing to women … Continue reading ‘Sitting with Sass’ Featuring Yara Ashkar

Singer Maysa Daw: “If I want to end the unrealistic standards of beauty that we live by, I should start actively changing my own approach instead of just talking about it.”

Maysa Daw is a Palestinian Singer/Songwriter from Haifa. She performs both as a solo artist as well as with the renowned Palestinian rap group DAM (Da Arabian MC's). We sat down to discuss the sense of responsibility Maysa has as a female Palestinian musician, and the path she is treading to encourage a sense of self love. I love … Continue reading Singer Maysa Daw: “If I want to end the unrealistic standards of beauty that we live by, I should start actively changing my own approach instead of just talking about it.”

The Anomalies by Bethany Burgoyne

On the anniversary of Sassy Stories 1st Birthday, Founder and Artist Bethany Burgoyne has been reflecting on the catalyst for this project’s existence. She leads us through her own story that has unraveled in the last 12 months, and questions why, even though she is advocating the ability for women to speak up, she still finds herself hitting her own mute … Continue reading The Anomalies by Bethany Burgoyne

Maram Kablawi. Empowering Arab girls one step at a time.

A year ago in London, Sassy was introduced to Maram Kablawi, the Director and Founder of Andalus School of Flamenco and Culture in Haifa, Israel. Hearing how passionately Maram spoke of her project and her aim to empower and educate Arab girls through Flamenco, was a catalyst for the recent research trip Sassy has undertaken. … Continue reading Maram Kablawi. Empowering Arab girls one step at a time.