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Dreamwalkers, Boundary Scanning and Antoine O Flatharta

Antoine O Flatharta is – in my opinion – one of the greatest, and most under-acknowledged Irish playwrights. He is the only one whose plays I would go to see again and again (five times in the case of Silverlands). 881 more words

Arts and Public Policy (a syllabus)

In the very early days of this blog, as I was transitioning my research focus from lighting design to arts management, entrepreneurship and policy, I was frequently asked, “Do you miss it?” or, more bluntly, “ 2,254 more words

Arts Education


 Programme background

European Union-Eastern Partnership Culture Programme 2015-2018 (the Eastern Partnership (EaP) Culture Programme II) builds on the experience of the EaP Culture Programme I (2011 – 2015) of the European Union. 816 more words

Art Management

The blanding of media literacy

I have been making myself unpopular at the Media Meets Literacy conference in Warsaw by complaining about what I call the ‘blanding’ of media literacy. I wrote this blog to share a couple of further examples I wasn’t able to show at the conference itself. 666 more words

From the Chook Shed: Senator Brandis Supports Dead White Roosters

Oh, my goodness! The sky is falling. Yes, really. Your correspondent has been talking to Chicken Little.

Chicken Little, as you will all be aware is a creation of the Creative Industries: a visual artist and writer was involved in her development. 818 more words


Warwick Commisssion visiting Queen’s University Belfast, 19 May 2015

Folks in the North (and others!) may be interested to attend a special presentation next week in Belfast, featuring members of the Warwick Commission who will discuss findings from their recent, extensive report on the subject of cultural value in the UK: 341 more words

Arts Policy

Cultural capital: arts policy and education

In a key speech a couple of months ago, Ed Miliband promised to ‘put policy for arts and culture and creativity at the heart of the next Labour government’s mission’. 797 more words