The Week in Art podcast | Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs

11 June 2021. My teenage dream come true: I got to speak to the Guerrilla Girls! On The Art Newspaper‘s The Week in Art podcast we looked at two festivals of art, one of which was Art Night. Frida Kahlo and Kathe Kollwitz of the feminist art group spoke to me about their ongoing activismContinue reading “The Week in Art podcast | Guerrilla Girls: corrupt museum boards, the female nude and NFTs”

The Week in Art podcast | UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?

12 March 2021. On The Art Newspaper‘s The Week in Art podcast we explored the debate over contested heritage in the UK. I spoke to the art historian Alice Procter about her book The Whole Picture, a strident call for colonial histories to be told in museums. The other sections in the podcast are reviewing the book Craft: An American History,Continue reading “The Week in Art podcast | UK culture war: how should museums confront colonialism?”

Artist interview for Grove Square Galleries | Crystal Fischetti and Harry Rüdham

9 December 2020. For the opening of Grove Square Galleries‘ new exhibition The Colour of Abstraction: New Ways of Seeing, I spoke to the participating artists Crystal Fischetti and Harry Rüdham about their work and practice. In our lively chat we talked about the commonalities between the two London-based artists, who both took similar journeysContinue reading “Artist interview for Grove Square Galleries | Crystal Fischetti and Harry Rüdham”

Panel for Abu Dhabi Art fair | Curating virtual exhibitions

19 November 2020. As part of Abu Dhabi Art 2020—which went fully virtual—I moderated a panel with the art fair’s curators for its geographically focussed sections including the UAE, India, South Korea and Africa. The 12th edition of Abu Dhabi Art opened online with a record line up of 68 international galleries and works byContinue reading “Panel for Abu Dhabi Art fair | Curating virtual exhibitions”

The Week in Art podcast | Art and social media: do museums need memes?

26 June 2020. On The Art Newspaper‘s The Week in Art podcast we took a look at art and social media. Now the art world has gone digital, how should it engage with audiences online? No museum or gallery in the 21st century can be without the various social media platforms to amplify its messageContinue reading “The Week in Art podcast | Art and social media: do museums need memes?”

Podcast with Art D’Egypte | Aimee Dawson, Art Writer

24 June 2020. Originally aired as an Instagram Live, in this podcast I was invited by Nadine Abdel Ghaffar to talk about my experiences as an art journalist and my particular focus on art from the Middle East. We also discuss art in the digital age, how to research and critique art, as well cultureContinue reading “Podcast with Art D’Egypte | Aimee Dawson, Art Writer”

Panel for Kovet.art | What Now? The Gallery Model of the Future

10 June 2020. I led Kovet.art‘s inaugural panel discussion as part of their launch in the summer. ‘What Now? The Gallery Model of the Future’ looked at how the commercial art gallery model might change and develop in a post-Covid world and we also talked about what differences we had already been seeing in theContinue reading “Panel for Kovet.art | What Now? The Gallery Model of the Future”

TV interview with TRT World Showcase | Art World in Self-Isolation

14 April 2020. I made my first TV appearance with TRT World, a Turkish state-owned news channel that broadcasts in English, for their Showcase programme. I spoke to host Elif Bereketli about how the art world is adapting to working from home during the coronavirus lockdown; the rapidly increasing online consumption of art; and theContinue reading “TV interview with TRT World Showcase | Art World in Self-Isolation”

Feature in The Art Gorgeous | Quarantine Thoughts From Our Favourite Art Girls

4 April 2020. A few weeks into the UK coronavirus lockdown #1, The Art Gorgeous approached me to talk about life in quarantine. It was really hard to put into words the fear and confusion I was feeling and to try to be positive. But in the end it was quite cathartic to express myContinue reading “Feature in The Art Gorgeous | Quarantine Thoughts From Our Favourite Art Girls”

Art writing class for AWAN Festival

19 March 2020. I was thrilled to be invited to run an art writing class for the Arab Women Artists Now (AWAN) Festival in London. As the first coronavirus lockdown began in England on 16 March, the class was moved from the Arab British Centre to Zoom but we were able to have a greatContinue reading “Art writing class for AWAN Festival”