Final Thoughts From London Writers' Week 2016: How Theatre And Digital Publishing Can Change Arts Education And The Arts Industry

Final Thoughts From London Writers' Week 2016: How Theatre And Digital Publishing Can Change Arts Education And The Arts Industry

Jennifer Tuckett  30.07.2016
As part of London Writers' Week 2016, I recently chaired two panels on theatre publishing and diversity. The speakers were Rob Drummer,...

At Home With Biggins - The Shakespearean Actor

Laura-Jane Foley  30.07.2016
Christopher Biggins, already the favourite to win this year's Celebrity Big Brother is best known as a media personality and pantomime...
British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

British Museum's Decision to Renew BP Sponsorship Is Backward-Looking

Elena Polisano  29.07.2016
By waving BP through their doors for another five years, the British Museum and its famous cultural neighbours - the National Portrait...
This Groundbreaking New Menswear Exhibition Has Launched In London

This Groundbreaking New Menswear Exhibition Has Launched In London

Rosy Cherrington  29.07.2016
An incredible art exhibition exploring race and male sexuality through fashion has launched in London this month. Created by stylist Ibrahim...
Sex Does Not Define How Well a Role Is Played or a Story Told - We Need More Gender Neutral Casting

Sex Does Not Define How Well a Role Is Played or a Story Told - We Need More Gender Neutral Casting

Anna Martine  29.07.2016
My hope is that the future of theatre is emancipated from these limitations, that gender stops being used to define who we are or what...
The Museum Series: The Artist and Curator

The Museum Series: The Artist and Curator

Alexander Bowden  28.07.2016
This month I spoke with the brilliant Matt Smith, an artist and curator based in Hove, UK. Matt discussed the links between art and curatorship...

We're Having an Empathy Crisis - And There's Only One Cure

Rachel Stroud  27.07.2016
Right now, almost every day seems to bring another headline that sounds like it happened in a film. From violent attacks on innocent civilians,...

The Republic of Korea Partners With Unesco for Stronger Cultural Industries in Uganda

Salma Zulfiqar  21.07.2016
With East Africa rapidly emerging as one of the the world's creative and entrepreneurial hotspots, UNESCO is launching a new project in...
What does Digital R&D Mean in the Arts? What's The Value in the Arts Economy?

What does Digital R&D Mean in the Arts? What's The Value in the Arts Economy?

Leila Johnston  19.07.2016
But there's another economy which does reward work which is exploratory in and of itself. "R&D in the arts" seems to be quite a new thing,...

Thoughts From London Writers' Week, Part Two: Ways We Can Create Greater Gender Equality In The Arts Industry

Jennifer Tuckett  19.07.2016
Recently I chaired the first University Women in the Arts event as part of London Writers' Week. University Women in the Arts is a one...

Loz From Ride Grills Me About Violet Beauregarde's Gum

Piney Gir  19.07.2016
For all the indie music lovers out there, you'll know that Loz Colbert is of course the drummer from seminal 90's shoegaze band, Ride....
Thoughts from London Writers' Week: How Arts Education Can Create a More Sustainable Arts Industry

Thoughts from London Writers' Week: How Arts Education Can Create a More Sustainable Arts Industry

Jennifer Tuckett  13.07.2016
Last week I chaired a panel at London Writers' Week on how the industry and academia can work together to improve arts education and, via...
This Is Why There Are Thousands Of Naked People Painted Blue Around Hull

This Is Why There Are Thousands Of Naked People Painted Blue Around Hull

Sarah Ann Harris  9.07.2016
This article contains nudity Thousands of people have stripped and been painted blue as they starred in a huge installation to celebrate...
#RefugeesWelcome in Birmingham

#RefugeesWelcome in Birmingham

Ciara Cohen-Ennis  5.07.2016
The 20th-26th June marked Refugee Week. Many events took place over the course of the week to celebrate refugees in Birmingham, such as...