They had grown up only two suburbs apart, both commuted to the city for university and somehow Natalie and Thomas never crossed paths. With a distant appreciation for his work, in 2016, Natalie conducted an interview with artist, Thomas Quayle.
What we are currently hearing and reading is a superficial ‘do not fear the robots’ message. What we really need to look at is the overall employment conditions.
Building a sense of pride in place and connectivity in residents should resound throughout the year, with festivals merely an opportunity to facilitate the coming together of communities.
Stories, history and culture are embedded into everyone. But not everyone has had equal opportunity to share their stories.
Great theatre is dynamic, in the moment and a good show will make you want to see it again and again.
ARTEXPRESS demonstrates that young people are culturally aware and socially engaged, exploring both personal and political themes.
Whilst innovation may be a tired buzz word for smarter city strategies, in this context it gives artists permission to extend themselves in search of new ways of working.
Natalie and Bilal took some time out to have a chat about his new role, turning passions into careers and the power of storytelling.
After symposiums like Beyond Tick Boxes, it is important that we don’t just keep this conversation going, but that immediate actions are established.
Shivanjani Lal sat down with Natalie before settling in to her assigned seat to pursue a year in India.