Black Lives Matter
[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]As an organisation and as individuals we stand in full support of the Black Lives Matter movement. We need to build and empower industries, institutions, audiences, sectors and a soci... Read more
Culture is about to reopen
As UK lockdown eases, what has been the impact on our Cultural sector and where do we go from here?
On 23rd March, 2020 UK culture closed to the public.
Inside the sector,... 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
Storm the Citadel
I feel a certain Schadenfreude at Assemble's success in winning the Turner prize for contemporary art. It's the furore that it has caused in the contemporary arts establishment that fires me up. The decision tells me tha... Read more
For the last three weeks I've been cataloguing all the media assets we gathered on our two visits to Cuba - the hours of documentary films made by TV Serrana that capture the traditional way of life in the mountains, the... Read more
RSA Presentation July 3rd 2014
I recently presented at the RSA What Would William Shipley Do? mini-conference at New Art Exchange. It was a quickfire, 5-minute talk, but here's my slides (minus me chatting over them). I talked about building social ... Read more