Monthly Archives: August 2012

In Praise of Cafe Culture

David Dower and I recently discussed infrastructure for the arts in a Friday phone call.  David made the point, with which I agree, that the internet is a kind of digital arts infrastructure that makes traditional bricks and mortar less … Continue reading

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Personal Ethics

In my recent “Friday Phone Call” with David Dower, all about infrastructure for the arts, I shared that infrastructure has three meanings or three components: the physical bricks and mortar infrastructure of buildings and studios and light boards; the organizational … Continue reading

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Means and Ends

It is Immanuel Kant who wrote that people should never be treated as the means to an end but only as ends in themselves. I think about this in relation to arts policy quite a lot. All too often, art … Continue reading

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