I interviewed artist and educator Sonia Boyce about art, life and lessons learnt for the Royal Academy’s ‘As I see it’ series. She talked about tuition fees, a love of Liberty and why we should all be prepared to dream of something different.
I interviewed the photographer Wolfgang Tillmans in his Berlin studio. This article was originally published in the Spring 2017 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here.
I interviewed the video artist Rachel Maclean ahead of her solo shows at HOME, Manchester, and Tate Britain in London. This article was originally published in the Winter 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here.
I interviewed the video artist Elizabeth Price about the exhibition she’s curated at The Whitworth in Manchester. This article was originally published in the Autumn 2016 issue of RA Magazine, and you can also read it online here.
I reviewed the Elizabeth Price-curated show, IN A DREAM YOU SAW A WAY TO SURVIVE AND WERE FULL OF JOY, for frieze. The review is published online at frieze.com and in the September/October/November 2016 print issue.
You can read my feature on the past, present and future of British art schools here and in the Spring 2016 issue of RA Magazine (which also features a beautiful piece on the Renaissance painter Giorgione by Ali Smith). An edited version of the piece was also published in the print and online versions of Times Higher Education on 17 March.
Set in a northern industrial town in the Great Depression, the 1941 film Love on the Dole is about economic hardship, the withdrawal of benefits, and the struggle for better conditions for the working classes. Continue reading “Love on the Dole”
I wrote about Kara Walker’s two solo shows at the Victoria Miro galleries in London for the March 2015 issue of frieze.