We Need To Put Creativity Back At The Heart Of Our Communities And Schools

We Need To Put Creativity Back At The Heart Of Our Communities And Schools

Kevin Brennan  14.09.2017
Art is a shared cultural inheritance in which everyone has a right to participate, and Government should work to ensure that that is the...
Arts, Sciences And The STEM Gender Gap

Arts, Sciences And The STEM Gender Gap

Dr Nathalie Pettorelli  13.09.2017
Opposing the sciences to the humanities, particularly the arts, has been a persistent trend over recent decades, with countless debates...
Our Schools Must Unlock The True Power Of Art

Our Schools Must Unlock The True Power Of Art

Mark Cass  8.09.2017
I was away with family in vibrant, frenetic Hong Kong and needed to relax. Inspired by some calligraphy works I'd seen at a local exhibition,...
A Bit Of Luxury - Parisian Style

A Bit Of Luxury - Parisian Style

James Payne  30.08.2017
There is nothing like Paris for a weekend of art. In London, I'm ten minutes from King's Cross so the Eurostar makes it easier for me to...
The Social Art Revolution

The Social Art Revolution

Jean-David Malat  18.08.2017
Much has changed since the dawn of social media, especially for us in the art world. Instagram has revolutionised the ways artists display...
Photography: A Dying Art Form That's Getting More Popular

Photography: A Dying Art Form That's Getting More Popular

Adam Manuel  17.08.2017
I don't get this rush when someone uploads a new photo album to Facebook hours after an event has happened, before my memories have had...
Why Real Change Takes More Than Turning Statues To Rubble

Why Real Change Takes More Than Turning Statues To Rubble

Alan Grant  16.08.2017
No country or group of people enjoys being reminded of the dark and immoral bits of its past. Australians are understandably uncomfortable...
Artist Channels How Depression Feels Into Beautiful Drawings

Artist Channels How Depression Feels Into Beautiful Drawings

Rachel Moss  16.08.2017
Artist DestinyBlue has grappled with mental health issues throughout her life, starting with anxiety, which later gave...
Why Theatre Is One Of The Most Important Tools For Social Justice

Why Theatre Is One Of The Most Important Tools For Social Justice

Nilaja Sun  14.08.2017
I am from the Lower East Side of New York. A beautifully diverse neighbourhood filled to the brim with colour, life, and the stamp of the...

Arts And Peacebuilding Are Natural Fits, But Need Sustained Funding

Harriet Lamb  8.08.2017
The Create Syria project strengthened the capacity and expertise of Syrian artists and cultural figures based in Lebanon This August,...
An Art Historian's Analysis Of David Cameron's Wilderness Photo

An Art Historian's Analysis Of David Cameron's Wilderness Photo

Laura-Jane Foley  7.08.2017
In the history of Western Art so often the female is the beautiful muse, or mere adornment to an image. Typically she lacks power, profile...
Artist Claudia Sahuquillo Hopes To Normalise Nudity, One Brush Stroke At A Time

Artist Claudia Sahuquillo Hopes To Normalise Nudity, One Brush Stroke At A Time

Natasha Hinde  2.08.2017
Artist Claudia Sahuquillo uses naked bodies as canvases to paint beautiful works of art and, in doing so, hopes to normalise nudity. Sahuquillo...
These Homeless Men Have Just Been Sold. They Explain Why They're Happy About It

These Homeless Men Have Just Been Sold. They Explain Why They're Happy About It

Sarah Ann Harris  28.07.2017
Selling homeless people and fitting them with tracking devices sounds pretty controversial. So when I find myself walking into...
Cutting The Arts Is Cutting The Soul Of Society

Cutting The Arts Is Cutting The Soul Of Society

Rebecca Gordon  19.07.2017
I understand that cuts need to be made, and I can see how reduced art funding is a quick fix, but the long term effect would be detrimental....