Participations article

Congratulations to Sarah Price, whose article on bridging the gap between academic and commercial research with audiences appears in the latest issue of Participations – http://participations.org/Volume%2012/Issue%202/9.pdf  The editor of Participations, Martin Barker, invites readers to respond to Sarah’s article and to address the challenges of how to communicate across research …

Psychology of Music article

Stephanie’s latest article is available through open access, thanks to the AHRC funding for the Cultural Value project on which this paper reports: On the edge of their seats: Comparing first impressions and regular attendance in arts audiences, published in Psychology of Music, http://pom.sagepub.com/content/early/2015/11/18/0305735615615420.abstract?papetoc  The paper considers the live arts …

BCMG project report now available

Our collaboration with Birmingham Contemporary Music Group and partner organisations across Birmingham has come to the end of its first funded phase.  You can read our project report here, which includes interesting observations on people’s routes into contemporary art, and the factors that help create welcoming conditions for engaging with new …