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?”

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”

The Week in Art podcast | The new Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai

23 November 2018. I visited Dubai’s most recent contemporary art space, the Jameel Arts Centre, and spoke to its director Antonia Carver for The Art Newspaper‘s Week in Art podcast. I also chatted to one of the featured artists, Mounira al Solh, about her work on display and the Qatar blockade. The other segment inContinue reading “The Week in Art podcast | The new Jameel Arts Centre in Dubai”

Abu Dhabi Focus podcast | How Saudi artists are driving political change

10 November 2017. I headed to the United Arab Emirates with The Art Newspaper, to co-produce and host a special, three-part series of podcasts. During a memorable week, the long-awaited Louvre Abu Dhabi opened as well as a new edition of Abu Dhabi Art fair. In this podcast, I spoke to one of my all-timeContinue reading “Abu Dhabi Focus podcast | How Saudi artists are driving political change”