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Tourism, culture and economic development: The Tourism Symposium 2014

April 11, 2014

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I’ll be speaking at the Tourism Society symposium in Liverpool on 3rd June 2014.  This event is looking at the relationship between tourism, culture and economic development and has some fantastic contributors.  The symposium runs over two days and is being held in the Merseyside Maritime Museum – you have to book and you can […]

Beyond angels, elephants, good intentions and red-nose rebellion

May 9, 2011

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Ixia , the public art think tank, have produced some great stuff on public art, and this event has the best name I’ve come across for an event in a long time. On top of all that, it’s free!

CFP: RGS-IBG 2011: Travel, Tourism and Art Session

December 20, 2010

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Below you will find a call for papers for the Travel, Tourism and Art Session at the Annual Conference of the Royal Geographical Society (with Institute of British Geographers) to be held in London 31st August- 2nd September 2011 which some of you might find of interest.   Travel, Tourism and Art Convenors: Tijana Rakić ( Edinburgh […]

Heritage matters

November 9, 2009

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A few weeks ago I was lucky enough to be invited to the unveiling of a refurbished Romany vardo, or caravan, that had been restored and interpreted with the artist Martin Brockman.  This was project was run by heritage matters as part of the HLF-funded ‘Kentish Culture Past and Present’ project.  In these two pictures you […]

The Lost Promenade

January 26, 2009

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This is a link to a blog set up by two artists (I think?) who have taken it upon themselves to start travelling around the coast of the UK to try and “make some new seaside memories”. In doing so they are presenting images and text about their experiences, leaving an archive of touching, insightful […]

La Luminata

October 26, 2008

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The web’s best blog for ethical / sustainable fashion and design news has moved – you can now find Rachel Holland’s La Luminata blog here, definitely one to bookmark if you are interested in the quirkier and innovative end of the green marketplace.

Human Futures: Art in an Age of Uncertainty

October 23, 2008

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Andy Miah’s new book, ‘Human Futures: Art in an Age of Uncertainty’, is being launched with a day long conference at F.A.C.T. in Liverpool on 30th October.  “The book is a major, design-led publication, consisting of 25 Chapters by artists, bioethicists, sociologists, designers and philosophers. These are accompanied by 250+ images from leading artists and designers.”.  […]