Many people take democracy for granted, but what is it really: certainly more than majority rule and voting every once in a while?
Caron Atlas discusses her work with Naturally Occurring Cultural Districts New York (NOCD-NY) and Arts & Democracy, and much, much more.
Owen Kelly offers two surprises and a look back at Clive Sinclair and the impact of the ZX Spectrum, which ushered in a brief period of democratic bedroom coding.
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.
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.