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Prison R&D in lockdown

My a-n bursary was for building contacts in the prison service to develop a new idea for working collaboratively on an exhibition commission with prisoners. What a year it turned out to be for learning about the arts in a difficult to access sector.

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‘Unexpected Engagement’ @ Artlink…

Jason Wilsher-Mills’ exhibition Unexpected Engagement marks the end of his year-long Square Peg residency at ArtLink Community Arts Centre.  Having met Jason at Hull’s Disability Arts Network (DAN) meetings last year, and hearing his passionate advocacy for the inclusion of […]

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Congrats Hull, but ‘culture city’ status is no guarantee of revival

As Hull celebrates becoming the 2017 UK City of Culture, Dave O’Brien, originally writing for The Conversation website, cautions against focusing on short-term economic benefits when what’s needed is a long-term cultural strategy.

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