Nick Mahony is a researcher and project worker with a long-standing involvement in the politics of public engagement and participatory democracy. He is co-founder of the Movement for Cultural Democracy – a new movement that initially emerged from participatory sessions organised in September 2017 at The World Transformed festival.
With the aim of helping to cultivate cultural democracy across contemporary contexts, this movement now continues to convene ‘conversations’, build alliances and collectively elaborate the new manifesto.
Nick is also coordinator of the Raymond Williams Foundation, works on political development and outreach for the journal Soundings, is a local Momentum coordinator and is currently Vice Chair of his local constituency Labour Party in North London.
Nick’s commitment is to supporting the understanding and negotiation of the complex politics and possibilities of decentralised, public-centric and democratic forms of socio-cultural change today.