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Chris Sharratt

Chris Sharratt is a freelance writer and editor based in Glasgow. Follow him on Twitter: @chrissharratt

A series of audio works, commissioned by The Common Guild, explores the social impact of COVID-19, with contributions from Sulaïman Majali and Ashanti Harris among others

BY Chris Sharratt | 14 SEP 20

The effort to save 313 jobs at Tate Enterprises has attracted support from Turner Prize winners and former opposition leader Jeremy Corbyn 

BY Chris Sharratt | 26 AUG 20

Next year will be crushingly difficult for all aspects of cinema. Some theatres have a plan

BY Chris Sharratt | 13 MAY 20

It’s the most vulnerable that are set to suffer the most and, in the topsy-turvy value system of contemporary art, that means artists and other freelancers

BY Chris Sharratt | 24 MAR 20

For many, talk of wage thresholds and points scored for speaking English will be anathema to a cultural scene defined by its internationalism

BY Chris Sharratt | 17 MAR 20

‘A living, breathing work of art’: Prospect Cottage in Dungeness is as much a part of Jarman’s legacy as his films, writing and paintings

BY Chris Sharratt | 29 JAN 20

The artist’s latest commission pulls back the curtain on state power

BY Chris Sharratt | 05 DEC 19

Cash-strapped schools in deprived areas across the UK have been particularly hard hit by the shift away from the arts

BY Chris Sharratt | 18 SEP 19

There is a serious gap in curatorial knowledge when it comes to both showing the work of disabled artists and ensuring accessibility in galleries

BY Chris Sharratt | 23 AUG 19

A visa application system which is often opaque, bureaucratic and racist – exacerbated by the prospect of a no-deal Brexit – is becoming a headache for art workers

BY Chris Sharratt | 16 AUG 19

Index on Censorship has launched an initiative to help artists navigate draconian limits on free-speech

BY Chris Sharratt | 02 JUL 19

How Middlesbrough Institute of Modern Art’s newly launched School of Art is seeking to promote a more socially engaged educational model

BY Chris Sharratt | 13 JUN 19

Nearly 2000 museum workers have shared their salaries online – the vast inequity is difficult to ignore

BY Chris Sharratt | 07 JUN 19

Written in a remote village in Cumbria, ‘Reward’ is tensely intimate yet wrapped in lyrical conundrums 

BY Chris Sharratt | 31 MAY 19

Institutional incorrectness aside, the 2019 shortlist is an exciting, politically-charged collection of artists

BY Chris Sharratt | 03 MAY 19

Artists and lecturers won a landmark workers’ rights case in February, and hope it will have far-reaching consequences

BY Chris Sharratt | 12 APR 19

As leading arts institutions decline donations over opioid links, the artist and activist on why the age of using culture for ‘reputation laundering’ is over

BY Chris Sharratt | 29 MAR 19

From a travelogue drenched in the memory of colonialism to a bleak charting of European history in black and white, the festival presents urgent works for uncertain times

BY Chris Sharratt | 07 MAR 19

A new show at Collective, Edinburgh, makes poetry of physical actions

BY Chris Sharratt | 06 MAR 19

Halwani has created his own emotionally powerful, visually arresting memorial: ‘a small step on a daunting climb’

BY Chris Sharratt | 20 FEB 19