Stephen Pritchard is an independent academic, researcher, art historian, critical theorist, activist, writer, curator and community artist. His interdisciplinary approach to research is grounded in postcritical ethnography, radical art history, Frankfurt School Critical Theory and Critical Urban Theory. He has contributed significantly to the understanding of artwashing and how art is employed in relation to urban environments and placemaking. He has presented papers internationally, lectures widely and his writing has been widely published. He is a co-organiser for the Movement for Cultural Democracy and co-founder of Art Not Arms, Artists Against Social Cleansing and the Socially Engaged and Participatory Arts Network. He is also currently working as a critical friend for Super Slow Way – a Creative People and Places project and as lead artist on a project in ‘Category D’ pit villages in North East England for Northern Heartlands Great Place project.
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