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Energy Cities and Cultural Development

We’ve never been to a conference on the cultural and creative industries at a University that didn’t have someone providing a theoretical critique of the subject. 2,406 more words


Thesis Submitted

177 pages, 46,000 words and over three years work – I’ve finally submitted my MPhil thesis for examination! It’s a mixture of relief and satisfaction, with viva anxiety hovering in the background. 355 more words

Art & Creative Industries

Van Gogh Crab Cakes

If I was invisible for a day, I’d definitely start by hitting up The National Gallery pre-opening hours. There are few places in London where snailing hoards of crisp-munching backpackers actually FAIL to get my goat. 496 more words

The absurdity and the magic of borders

A few weeks after my latest visa rejection, I was invited to a meeting as a guest member of my hometown Cultural Policy Committee. The Brazilian government are trying to implement some big changes to cultural policies nationwide, and it’s meant to start locally, with each council electing a Cultural Policy Committee, which is meant to act as the midfielder between the official Cultural Secretariat and the citizens. 499 more words