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Wednesday, November 12th, 2014

Update on The Cotton Film: Dirty White Gold

Dear contributors, supporters, fans, lovely people: One of the most common questions an independent filmmaker is asked is “when is it going to be ready?” Like most artists, our secret, silent-voice answers aren’t usually very polite. They revolve around “when it’s ready.” The biggest setback for any indy [like a real indy, not one backed […]

Thursday, September 18th, 2014

Politika: Art and the Affairs of the City

Peter Kennard, myself and a bunch of other troublemakers are delighted to feature in this group show in the heart of Manchester’s former industrial hub of Ancoats. Organised by the rabble rousers at Upper Space it features workshops, talks and events which not only engage local communities but do that thing that anything creative ought […]

Monday, March 17th, 2014

alice walker for “this is palestine” festival

so we got to meet and hang out with alice walker the other week. we spoke about a load of things – and tried to set the world to rights while I figured out how to fix the sofabed in her hotel room – but the most important of which was the importance of art […]

Monday, October 3rd, 2011

silence, exile and cunning

Many apologies for the relative silence. Have been feverishly finishing off some things that I’ll be posting on here when they’re up-and-at-em. In short, I’m directing and presenting a spot of ten short films on arts activism for Channel 4’s “Random Acts” strand. Done in association with ZCZ Films, they’ll be the zomg-wtf moments of […]