‘Art cannot change the world, but it can contribute to changing the consciousness and drives of the men and women who could change the world’. – Herbert Marcuse, The Aesthetic Dimension: Toward A Critique Of Marxist Aesthetic. Who dares to feel hope nowadays? In an era defined by climate disaster, Covid 19, and the rise […]Read More How Art can give us hope in the dying days of the anthropocene
I’ve been to a hell of a lot of live gigs since my first at the age of fifteen – everything from intimate folk sets, pop bangers in glitzy nightclubs, unknown bands in back rooms to ankle-deep-in-mud festival headliners. Many will stay with me, like when I had tinnitus for a whole week after being […]Read More Where were you? – My Most Memorable Festival Set.