Panel Discussion: How can we build a fairer, more equitable, more democratic cultural sector? – 30 November 2021
Join a panel of activists, organisers, and cultural workers as they discuss the challenges currently faced by the UK cultural sector and, particularly, the mechanisms via which more equitable futures could be brought into being: from union representation to collective working, co-operative economies to universal basic income.
When: Tuesday 30th November , 18:00 – 19:30
Location: ACCA Auditorium, University of Sussex
Bayryam Mustafa Bayryamali – BP or not BP?, which campaigns for reparations of looted objects and end of oil sponsorships in cultural institutions.
Calum-Louis Adams – member of QUILT, a Brighton-based art community, with a particular focus on those that exist outside of traditional institutional settings
Gareth Spencer – Duty Manager at the Hayward Gallery and President of the PCS Culture Group, part of the Public and Commercial Services Union
Chaired by Dr Joanna Pawlik, Senior Lecturer in Art History, University of Sussex
The panel has been programmed by UnderExposed as part of Critical Pulse, co-commissioned by Sussex Festival of Ideas and Photoworks