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”

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”

Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2020 | The changing face of journalism

12 March 2020. Looking at how digital editorial, social media, podcasts and video content are changing the face of journalism, I took part in this talk with Aesthetica magazine. I was invited back after participating in the 2019 symposium. We looked at how a new visual literacy has emerged where the image is just asContinue reading “Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2020 | The changing face of journalism”

Panel at the Arts Club, London | The Art Newspaper Live: 2019’s Biggest Stories

18 November 2019. For the second discussion in ‘The Art Newspaper Live’ series of talks at London’s Arts Club, I moderated a panel on the biggest art news stories of the year. Joined by The Art Newspaper’s chief contributing editor Gareth Harris; contributing editor Anny Shaw; and review editor and podcast host Ben Luke, theContinue reading “Panel at the Arts Club, London | The Art Newspaper Live: 2019’s Biggest Stories”

Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2019 | Modes of Consumption: Arts Journalism in the Digital Age

7 March 2019. I took part in a panel on digital arts journalism with Aesthetica magazine. Some of the key questions asked included: how can digital and print platforms maintain, develop and grow readerships? What is the value of print and digital editorial considering consumers’ expectations for freely accessible content? Curation, selection and journalism addContinue reading “Aesthetica Future Now Symposium 2019 | Modes of Consumption: Arts Journalism in the Digital Age”