A little over 30 years ago—in May 1989 to be exact—the Communist authorities in Hungary began to dismantle the barbed
We know each other but there is nobody here to translate for us. We’ve talked before. Now we pretend to
For the past 18 month or so, I have been working with the Swiss Agency for Development and Cooperation (SDC)
Last night, in an effort to arrest a rapidly-rising Covid-19 infection rate, France returned to a strict lockdown. Until at
It began with open workshops in community halls across County Durham, from ancient places sheltered in mountain valleys to younger
Why not to set aside 1%, 5% even 10% of the new cash to get artists – the people who create the work but who were ineligible for the Cultural Recovery Fund – working again? What’s to prevent each organisation in receipt of new funding from setting up their own Works Progress Administration to help the creative workforce?
The existential crisis now facing artists, performers, technicians, educators and many other freelance workers in the cultural industries has been
This post is the last of a series of conversations I held with Arlene Goldbard about public employment programmes and