Alexander Bowden

Insight, intrigue, commentary and opinion

Alexander is a museum professional currently based in Spain. Always aware of his surroundings and inquisitive enough to stop and find out more, he tends to write about subjects which directly affect and effect the way we think and live.
The Museum Series: The

The Museum Series: The Consultant

Museums exist in the present day and need to react to dynamic audiences. You need to keep on your toes and think about what you are doing and ask yourself whether it makes sense to you and will it make sense to other people.
12/12/2016 11:41 GMT
The Museum Series: The Artist and

The Museum Series: The Artist and Curator

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 and the opportunities artistic residencies can give to both artists and museums.
01/08/2016 13:44 BST
Britain's Grammatical

Britain's Grammatical Meltdown

It is fair enough when one needs to write quickly in a personal message but this attitude needn't find its way into our press, our literature or our own writing. Call me the grammar police but whatever you do, just make sure your comment on this post makes sense.
16/07/2014 11:06 BST
Made in Great

Made in Great Britain

Over the past few decades the situation of British Manufacturing has routinely come up for heated discussion in parliament, workplaces and our homes, and with very good reason. Manufacturing provides jobs, money and status for the people of our country.
26/09/2013 10:58 BST