fractality

In her book about scale, the anthropologist Marilyn Strathern suggests that it is an error to assume that the small is less complex than the large. Strathern argues that the difference between small and large is not a question of complexity but rather one of fractality. Strathern draws on on the notion that in nature patterns…

value and function

Value is sometimes conflated with function. This is not the same as saying that an activity, event, practice or utterance can be valued because of its functionality but all things of value are not necessarily functional. Rather, value refers to the potential for something in an art object or experience, but this still has to…

access and the cultural broker

A common concern about projects such as ours is who gets access to them. It is often assumed that it is only white middle class young people for example who attend youth oriented art gallery events and programmes. This is not actually the case. The vast majority of museums and galleries are concerned about who attends…