Remember what is was like to be sung to sleep. If you are fortunate, the memory will be more recent than childhood.
Creative placemaking, like its predecessors, new public art and collaborative art, is the soft power weapon of choice for many property developers and councils. Artists are increasingly complicit: willingly enlisted as the pioneers, the missionaries and the “foot soldiers” of gentrification; the harbingers of redundancy, displacement, social cleansing, colonialism and racism. … READ MORE