It’s no secret that I’ve worked in the world of Brand Marketing for many years. Advertising and PR are part of that mix. But like all such… Read more “Ethics in Advertising”
Happiness (below) is a short film made by Steve Cutts. It’s a masterpiece.
We live in a society where the focus on wellbeing, wellness, and mindfulness is in the ascendant. It’s the natural corollary to lives lived in the shadow of an exploitative system. I’m not championing being workshy here, far from it. I am talking about the myths we are sold – about the true path to happiness being just ‘x’ or ‘y’ and hang the consequences.
Perhaps the true path to happiness doesn’t lie in unrestrained consumption, but rather in developing yourself and your own resilience?
Clarion Call was a large scale sonic artwork along Ipswich Waterfront in October 2018.
Working with cultural organisations and institutions, universities, academics and the wider landscape of cultural producers in the performing arts is exciting and demanding. Find out a little about what’s involved.
A soaraway vocal provides the backdrop to a sweet, tender story of friendship
It’s the economy, stupid!
Bill Clinton’s campaign for the US Presidency centred on the economy and it’s impact on people’s daily lives. Tony Blair’s followed a similar arc. Barrack Obama’s legacy lies in the boom that his successor, Trump, is claiming the credit for. The bust we experienced in 20018 to date (2018) owes much to the policies of the 1980s and the dividends it delivered to the wealthy.
How many of us understand this and appreciate what the consequences might be?
Today, more than ever, we need to educate people on how the economy works and why decisions made in seemingly remote centres of power affect our daily lives and are at the root of the way we view the world. (more…)
London is a rich tapestry, of places, people, mixed birthrights, and diverse viewpoints. It’s what I love about this city.
Jus soli (English: /dʒʌs ˈsoʊlaɪ/; Latin pronunciation: [juːs ˈsɔ.liː]), meaning “right of the soil“, commonly referred to as birthright citizenship, is the right of anyone born in the territory of a state to nationality or citizenship.
Part of the ‘People of Pimlico’ project, funded by Bloomberg as part of their commitment to the Royal Court Theatre’s outreach activity, this film takes in the voices and viewpoints of members of the community living in Pimlico and mixes them with actors and performers from the Royal Court. The results are fascinating – and at times the juxtapositions are surreal.
Food for thought.
People of Pimlico: Jus Soli