The most socially acceptable collection It started, as many things do, with a coin. That first coin wasn’t even currency; it was a coin-shaped token thanking me for my participation in a Terry Fox Run at age thirteen or so. I don’t remember where the others came from, but they trickled in, qian by penny by cent, … Continue reading The joy of collecting: on tangible emotions
There is a known absence of people from working-class backgrounds in the creative arts. As of 2020, only 16% of the workforce in creative industries are from working-class backgrounds. The Working Class Creatives Database (WCCD) manifesto I recently joined the WCCD, which describes itself as “a platform to share and highlight the work of working … Continue reading The working class in the arts: where are they?