17 Nov 2013

The Unfinished Conversation

Posted by Paul Gerhardt on Sunday, November 17, 2013

Do find time to see The Unfinished Conversation, John Akomfrah's gallery version of The Stuart Hall Project.  It opened earlier this month at Tate Britain and will run through to February 2014.  The three screen installation runs for about 40 minutes.  READ MORE

21 Aug 2013

New Role

Posted by Paul Gerhardt on Wednesday, August 21, 2013

I will be taking up a new role at the BFI as the Director of Education, from Monday 2nd September.  READ MORE

28 Jun 2013

Open City Docs Fest

Posted by Paul Gerhardt on Friday, June 28, 2013

Joined an interesting panel discussion at the Open City Docs Fest at UCL last Saturday. Other panel members discussing Copyright, Copyleft, Copywrong? included Peter Bradwell of the Open Rights Group, Lillian Edwards from Strathclyde University, and Haidy Geismar of UCL who writes about IP and traditional culture.  John Archer of Hopscotch Films spoke interestingly about the use of 'fair use' to provide clips for Mark Cousins' The Story of Film.  The panel was chaired by Roly Keating, Director of the British Library.  READ MORE