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Desired Futures – can art provide practical/aesthetic solutions to social, political and environmental problems? #2

As part of my presentation I called upon artists and the arts world to step up to the challenge of engaging more strongly in civic society, very much as Vikki Heywood quoted in Matthew Taylor’s Blog did in Oct 2013, when … Continue reading

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Desired Futures – can art provide practical/aesthetic solutions to social, political and environmental problems? #1

I was recently asked to speak at the Desired Futures Symposium #8 hosted by Mima and Platform Arts, held at Darlington Library. My fellow presenters were artist Neil Bromwich (part of the artist duo Walker and Bromwich) and deputy director of Grizedale … Continue reading

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Future Everything #1

Attending the Future Everything conference (http://futureeverything.org) with its theme for 2012 ‘Future Everybody’ gave me a fascinating overview of what’s current in the digital sector. The conference was described as exploring the interface between technology, society and culture, and it … Continue reading

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