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ETHER Blog Post: ‘De-colonising the curriculum’ and enabling the telling of whole, diverse stories by Kate Fellows Over the last few months, we have had a few conversations with local primary teachers (teaching age 5-11) that have begun thus… ‘Hello Leeds Museums and Galleries, what resources have you got for...

ETHER Guest Blog Post – April 2021: Home-Hame-Дом-Dom – Encountering Difference and Attempting to Create a Shared Feeling of Belonging, by Claire Needler Home-Hame-Дом-Dom was a community engagement project that used culture and creativity to break down social barriers and create a feeling of community belonging. The project aim was...

ETHER Blog Post – March 2021 When we see that kind of language, “someone is going to jail” by Joke Dewilde and Ingrid Rodrick Beiler We knew we were doing something wrong when our potential participants reacted to our consent form as if it were a summons from secret police....

ETHER Blog Post – January 2021: Marginally Fannish by Parinita Shetty Marginally Fannish is a fan podcast created as a part of my PhD project. My co-participants and I explored various aspects of intersectionality in some of our favourite media texts and their fandoms. My co-participants and I come from...

ETHER Blog Post – January 2021 Lacuna Festivals by Sarah-Jane Mason Lacuna Festivals (we/our) was founded in Lanzarote in 2019 as a festival run by and for practising, contemporary artists. The ethos of the festival is that there is an intrinsic value in art that transcends differences and goes beyond...

ETHER Blog Post – December 2020 Shortcomings by Jonathan Dove It seemed like such a good idea, to write a piece of music which would tell the true story of a refugee’s journey to this country.  Why was it proving so hard?  Why was it taking so long to find...