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Commander Loveless; First Man on Mars

Six months ago I met my good friend of 35 years, writer Stephen Loveless, for our usual weekly coffee and a chat. It was just before I went away on holiday for a couple of weeks. I didn’t know then that would be ... Read more

Camara Chica: Life has a way of sobering you up

We were preparing for the next phase of our Camara Chica project in Cuba, loading the filmmaking software onto five more iPads for the ten media hubs we’ve set up across the island in partnership with IntoFilm, British... Read more

What’s your Resolution?

I don’t do New Year’s Resolutions.  I gave them up some time ago – we all know why; they tend to be based on some mild guilt about something we do and shouldn’t or something we’re not doing and should.  How... Read more

Art and Social Activism

There’s been a huge increase in events, exhibitions and engagement projects around art and activism in visual arts galleries, major institutions and independent spaces.  In fact there is now a new phrase; Activism, or... Read more

We Need to Talk About Money!

No-one in their right minds goes into the arts for the money, but so many artists remain in the dark about the financial aspects of the arts - whether they can ask to be paid, whether they can sell their work and, if so,... Read more

TS20: First Light

“Sometimes it is the people no one can imagine anything of who do the things no one can imagine.”   - Alan Turing    From our very first project, Threshold had a commitment to reinvesting our skills back... Read more

TS20: Darklight

"Aim high, for every arrow feels the pull of the earth." - Dr Tahir Choudhry Once a year, usually in April/May, Threshold gets away from the office for a long weekend. We spend 3 days reviewing t... Read more

TS20: Critical Mass

[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text] "How many colours are there in a field of grass to the crawling baby unaware of "Green"?  ...Imagine a world alive with incomprehensible objects and s... Read more

TS20: Camera Chica

"I've been a farmer all my life; I have nothing, but when I see my daughter standing in the centre of our village with the camera in her hand I know what it means for her future and I just want to thank you f... Read more

TS20: Opening Up Access

When I first started working with the organisation, my very first project role was supporting as a Production Assistant on a First Light project, Dark Reels.  5 groups of young people making their own short films with s... Read more