We wrote this before the #ArtistsForPalestine cultural boycott increased today. We all have our blind spots: Israel-Palestine & Boycotts. Listening + learning. A Tale of Two Stories. bit.ly/gb18blindspots #gb18 #actsoftheimagination 💭💡🌱 ... See MoreSee Less
Paul Northup, Greenbelt’s Creative Director, writes here about how the festival is committed to standing with the growing number of artists who are signalling their support for a cultural boycott of...
A brave and thought provoking piece. The issue is so mired in rancour and misinformation it’s so hard to make sense of it all without direct experience. Which of course serves to encourage a sense of futility and inaction.
Personally I’m not in favour of cultural boycotts. To me, sharing culture is dialogue, and if we cut one nation off from dialogue with others it might only entrench narrow views and leave propaganda unchallenged. I guess the challenge is engaging without normalising.