I’ve experienced a lot of people lately (online and in person) who consider themselves ‘liberal’ or ‘progressive’ in their thinking, yet they don’t see the significance or the need for some of the activism campaigns that exist today. In fact, I’d go so far as to say they have shown absolute objection to campaigns around… Continue reading Thinking you’re progressive isn’t enough
Last month I attended the Uncommon Ground event at The Lowry in Salford. Among other things, the speakers and fellow delegates were questioning our role and motives as arts practitioners and producers working in and around social engagement. Are we really ’engaging’ audiences and making an ‘impact’ - or are we more focused on data collection… Continue reading How can honesty shape practice?