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”

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”

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”