Ian Rimington ponders our relationship to the material world.
Arts Council Chief Executive, Alan Davey, spoke at the opening of the Michael Chown Prototyping Hall: part of the Heritage Learning Hub at the University of Birmingham on Wednesday 19 September. The following are extracts from his speech.
It is lovely to be here at the prototyping hall, a unique development as part of the pioneering work of the Heritage Learning Hub, work that I first saw about 18 months ago but which has come on apace since then…
Sometimes I feel the world’s problems are intractable; that we are all standing on a cliff being relentlessly pulled over and there is nothing I or anyone else can do about it.
And then I have a day like yesterday.