The news feed from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries at City, University of London

CCCI at ‘Africa in 2020 – Art & Activism’ (Royal African Society)

On January 28th, Dr Jenny Mbaye from the Centre for Culture and the Creative Industries (CCCI) was invited to chair and moderate a panel organised by the Royal African Society (RAS), and entitled ‘Africa in 2020 – Art & Activism’. This Africa in 2020 flagship event of the RAS was delivered in partnership with the…

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Beyond Precarity?

BEYOND PRECARITY? CO-OPERATIVES IN THE CULTURAL INDUSTRIES February 27, 2020 5-7pm, followed by drinks reception City, University of London, Tait Building, C304 Northampton Square, London EC1V 0HB This roundtable discussion explores the role co-operatives can play in envisioning and shaping the future of cultural work. Bringing together academics and members of cultural co-operatives we will…

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Andy Pratt discusses cultural appropriation on Turkish international news programme

Andy Pratt features in a news package for Turkish Global TV station (TRT world). The news package led by Sedef Ilgic concerned issues of cultural appropriation debate that had arisen aftre the fashion firm Comme des Garcons used models with ‘cornrow’ wigs. The whole package can be viewed here. Andy wrote a piece in ‘The…

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