‘ The Future of Art is Urban’ is an exciting 2 week exhibition, focussing on : ARTISTIC RESEARCH PRACTICES AND METHODS IN SOCIAL SCIENCES Curator :Katalin Halász Featuring : Alexandra Baixinho | Viktor Bedö |Dominika Blachnicka–Ciacek | Luca Damiani | Sara Faridamin | Holly Gilbert | Katalin Halász | Felipe Palma | Harriet Smith | Philippa … More Exhibition : THE FUTURE OF ART IS URBAN 30th May – 14th June
Art and creativity are increasingly used to solve urban problems such as job creation, area regeneration, social inclusion and community cohesion. Today creative and cultural strategies are the familiar handmaiden to rapid regeneration and creeping gentrification. Artists and other precarious creative sector workers have become a necessary part of capitalist production. As the cultural theorist … More Rethinking the Cultural Value of Evaluation by Alison Rooke
CUCR continues to deliver research consultancy with the public, private and third sector. This is a summary of our current projects located in London, the UK and throughout Europe. Provoking new thinking around diversity and inclusion? Capital People Programme – LLfHP Equalities and Diversity have become an integral part of our public sector over recent decades. … More CUCR Research Consultancy Projects by Alison Rooke and Imogen Slater
Over the past few months the blog has featured a series of posts by Professor Caroline Knowles, charting her progress around the globe on the flip flop trail. Her journey and latest research culminate in a launch for her book ‘Flip-flop. A Journey through Globalisation’s Backroads’ on May 28th at Looking Glass, 49 Hackney Rd, … More Flip-Flop Book Launch by Caroline Knowles.
Stuart Hall’s signature image is perhaps the way in which he worked an audience with his accessible and in-depth sharp intellectual analysis, often with vital specks of humour here and there. Stuart Hall’s voice and ideas first engaged me as a teenager in the early hours of the morning. In the British front room, on … More Meeting Stuart Hall’s Voice by Nirmal Puwar