Posts containing the tag "culture".




Life on Mars

In January 2022 Agnieszka Pokrywka spent two weeks in the Utah desert in a simulator designed to provide an analog of a Martian settlement as part of a multi-disciplinary crew.




The Social Mind Hypothesis

Owen Kelly asks what relevance the social mind hypothesis has for those interested in developing a coherent theory of cultural democracy.




What might we mean by soft skills?

For the last year Owen Kelly has worked on developing a rapid learning process to enable students to improve their soft skills.

The has raised a number of interesting and difficult questions. In this episode Owen Kelly pursues a genuine inquiry into what we might mean by soft skills, and why we might find ourselves concerned with them.




Culture, democracy & the right to make art

Alison Jeffers talks with Sophie Hope about how she got drawn into the community arts movement, and her personal journey from then to now. They discuss how the ways in which community arts has changed direction and developed as the wider culture has changed; about the effects that the community arts movement has and hasn’t had; and what might happen next.




Culture & the Cultural Cities Enquiry

Last week the report of the Cultural Cities Enquiry appeared, published by a consortium of Core Cities, Key Cities, consultants and arts funding agencies in the UK. Sophie Hope, Owen Kelly & Stephen Pritchard sat down to discuss what the report says and doesn’t say; and the ways in which it does and doesn’t say these things.