The World is Changing: We need to learn to change with it

We’re a few days into lockdown, but somehow I seem to be busier than ever. Those quick ‘pop by someone’s desk’ chats have become full blown telephone meetings – calls are book-ended with conversations about how we’re all feeling, the challenges we’re facing, how we are trying to comprehend the scale of a situation that is reshaping our world. […]

Tough transitions

Update 25.06.2019: This post was originally written on 5 January 2019, shortly after I arrived in New York for the ISPA Congress. I have thought long and hard as to whether I should publish something so personal, something that seems so… unprofessional. But I believe that, in the arts perhaps more than many other sectors, […]

Speaking Up, Speaking Out: Why we shouldn’t hold our tongue to keep the peace

Speaking out can be tough. Any of the women in the recent Larry Nassar court case who shared their stories of abuse and humiliation before a global audience will no doubt attest to that. However, with movements such as #MeToo, Black Lives Matter, and the growing voice of trans men and women, solidarity shown by speaking out has become […]

What a difference a year makes…

As I celebrated my birthday last weekend, I was struck by how much has changed for me over the past 12 months. Since this time last year, I have had the immense good fortune to have made countless new friends from all over the world as part of the ISPA Fellowship, I have come through difficult and trying times, and […]