Artists versus arts workers
Arts managers are an important part of the sector but they are kidding themselves if they think they are artists.
Why creative arts experience is valuable to business
Creative arts offers skills business wants but entrepreneurial artists need to understand the differences to make the leap.
Female-only film festivals should not exist
Ideally we would have no need for festivals that promote women in film, as we would already give them the…
Nordic drama: what's all the fuss?
On television and in crime fiction, dark Scandinavian dramas are the flavour of the month. But why have they got…
Creative relaxation: the healing potential of interactive art
BrightHearts is a relaxation training app that translates changes in heart rate into a calming interactive art experiences.
Is critical dialogue a dying art?
Recent debate on The Conversation serves an opposition between print and online media, but online reviewing deserves a fair go.
Art is worth less in the age of Spotify – and not just financially
When the consumer can delete at the push of a button royalties are drastically reduced and artistic worth is liquified.
Twenty minutes to millions
An intermission is all that stands in the way of overseas films maximising their potential in the Indian sub-continent.
Without independent artists the major arts bodies will die
The arts sector needs to accept responsibility for the inequity on which its success is achieved and not blame it…
How art changes lives
Becoming an artist can be a liberation, a catharsis, a source of meaning, life satisfaction or existential peace.