Why We Need to Urgently Address Arts Education Before Its Too Late

Why We Need to Urgently Address Arts Education Before Its Too Late

Jennifer Tuckett  30.06.2016
With the forthcoming debate on whether arts subjects should be a part of the new EBACC scheduled for July 4th in the Houses of Parliament,...

What Politicians Can Learn From Artists About What It Is to Be Human

Scarlett Raven  29.06.2016
Someone once said that all art is political. I'm not sure that is completely true because while many artists do cross into the political...
For Culture's Sake, Vote Remain

For Culture's Sake, Vote Remain

Christine de Leon  22.06.2016
The key reasons are both economic and cultural. The EU is the largest export market for the UK Creative Industries, making up 56% of all...
This Photographer Is Turning Pictures Of Commuters Into 16th Century-Style Artwork

This Photographer Is Turning Pictures Of Commuters Into 16th Century-Style Artwork

Sarah Ann Harris  22.06.2016
Anyone who regularly uses the London Underground would probably scoff at the idea that there is beauty to be found in the sweaty commute. But...

Showcasing Creativity

Dr Paul Thompson  22.06.2016
June is always an exciting time of year for anyone working in design, as this month marks student degree shows in UK art and design universities....
Towards a 'Contemporary Creative Technology': How Dance and Tech Can Learn to Talk to Each Other

Towards a 'Contemporary Creative Technology': How Dance and Tech Can Learn to Talk to Each Other

Leila Johnston  20.06.2016
I was very impressed with Rambert, and my response relates to my experiences of technology over the years - its 'experts', its attitude...
In Defence of the Arts: The Value of Arts and Humanities Degrees

In Defence of the Arts: The Value of Arts and Humanities Degrees

Lucy Moor  17.06.2016
With tuition fees at £9,000 a year and set to rise even further, the stakes are high, and a degree is becomingly increasingly viewed as...

Rwanda's Creative Industries Policy takes Shape through the Diversity of Cultural Expressions

Salma Zulfiqar  17.06.2016
''It's really important to have creativity to solve challenges in society, especially following our troubled past. We have to be creative...
This Illustrator Captures Our Obsession With Instagram Beauty

This Illustrator Captures Our Obsession With Instagram Beauty

Rosy Cherrington  16.06.2016
Flawlessly contrived selfies, beauty hauls and inspirational quotes appear to make up the backbone of many women's Instagram posts - but...
GDIF: A European Outdoor Festival in London

GDIF: A European Outdoor Festival in London

Bradley Hemmings  16.06.2016
Whilst GDIF has been delighting audiences with free outdoor arts over the last 20 years, a wider revolution in the use of public space...
We Need to Harness Everyday Creativity to Create a Better Society

We Need to Harness Everyday Creativity to Create a Better Society

Jon Alexander  15.06.2016
We need this in every business, every home, and every school, to shape a more active, purposeful and engaged society. And we're only going...
London Musings

London Musings

Amelia Amin  13.06.2016
A few weeks ago, after a stressful day at work in the city I came home to find Ed stretched happily across the sofa like a contented cat...

Learning the Ropes of the Creative Industries

Marcus Davey  13.06.2016
In the 10 years since the Roundhouse reopened, youth unemployment has remained high and university fees have increased to an extraordinary...
Stunning Photo Series Of Everyday Items Taken Apart And Photographed

Stunning Photo Series Of Everyday Items Taken Apart And Photographed

Sophie Gallagher  13.06.2016
Ever wondered what the innards of a computer or a fire extinguisher looked like? A photographer from Toronto, Canada, has created a stunning...