Are artists and academics kindred spirits? Sometimes they are the same people – splitting time between practice, research and teaching. More often though there’s something of a gulf between them – a space that can at best be a site of mutual fascination, and at worst a black pit of incomprehension. It’s a void that is often bridged by collaboration and that magic word – by partnership.
As with any relationship, the breaking points tend to come when people feel they are being taken... more