Andy Pratt in Mexico
At the beginning of December – on his birthday – Andy was guest of the University of Guadalajara in Mexico at the prestigious book festival; a packed audience listened to Andy, and Graham Sheffield the Head of Arts at the British Council discuss the cultural economy and cultural policy. Andy also participated in another panel on ‘participatory art and art criticism’. The event know as the FIL is the third largest book fair in the world, and attracts thousands of visitors along side the academic programme is an author’s series of panels: this year Salman Rushdie, Janette Winterson, Irving Welsh and others were speaking about their books. See here for an article in The Guardian discussing the festival.