A quick note: where to look

As we approach the end of what has been in some ways a strange year, I’ve learned – actually learned, rather than just saying I know about it then ignoring – about balance. Which applies as much to this site as much as anywhere. In the last few weeks, I’ve put a few longer, review-type Read more about A quick note: where to look[…]

Let’s talk about: kicking the door open

Two years ago, I wrote a post about what were my experiences to date with the volunteer culture so inherent in the arts. It’s a rant against the frustrations of a system in which passion and knowledge didn’t seem to matter as much as ticking the box by working for free to prove commitment. Two Read more about Let’s talk about: kicking the door open[…]

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Let’s Talk About: Art as a luxury

There’s an art documentary coming out in a couple of weeks called The Price of Everything.  You might already have heard of it; critics seem to have been dissecting it since the trailers first appeared.  Will I be going to see it?  Probably, but not with much excitement. I don’t understand exactly what – if Read more about Let’s Talk About: Art as a luxury[…]