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Articles and interviews from our Sector Experts, Practitioners and Peer Reviewers.

  • Sector Spotlight: István Medgyesi, Blacksmith and CLOCK Sector Expert

    Sector Spotlight: István Medgyesi, Blacksmith and CLOCK Sector Expert

    In sector spotlight CLOCK members speak with us about their latest projects and share insights from their sector. This issue, we speak with István Medgyesi, recently qualified CLOCK Sector Expert and owner of Vasveréb Kft (Ironsparrow Ltd.), a blacksmith company in Hungary. István is the first blacksmith to join the CLOCK community. Here he tells…

  • Sector Spotlight: Marjolein Wagter, CLOCK Sector Expert, Circus Entrepreneur, Teacher & Artist

    Sector Spotlight: Marjolein Wagter, CLOCK Sector Expert, Circus Entrepreneur, Teacher & Artist

    In sector spotlight CLOCK members speak with us about their latest projects and share insights from their sector. Marjolein Wagter is a CLOCK Sector Expert, circus entrepreneur, teacher & artist, and founder of the international street theatre company, Compagnie With Balls. Marjolein speaks with us about how her work has changed during the pandemic, going…

  • Sector Spotlight: Hannah Shimko, CLOCK Sector Expert and Head of Policy and Events at The Heritage Alliance 

    Sector Spotlight: Hannah Shimko, CLOCK Sector Expert and Head of Policy and Events at The Heritage Alliance 

    In sector spotlight CLOCK members speak with us about their latest projects and share insights from their sector. CLOCK Sector Expert Hannah Shimko started a new role with The Heritage Alliance just before the pandemic hit and like many of us has worked from home since March 2020. Here she speaks with us about the…

  • CLOCK Community Welcome: John Callahan

    CLOCK Community Welcome: John Callahan

    The CLOCK creative community continues to grow. This quarter we’re delighted to speak with John Callahan in New England in the US. John is an academic dean and wargame designer. Here he shares his thoughts on the CLOCK process, his work as a wargame designer, and the value of peer mentoring.    Why did you decide…

  • A View From: CLOCK Founder Denise Stanley-Chard in London, UK

    A View From: CLOCK Founder Denise Stanley-Chard in London, UK

    In the UK, the STEM subjects are taking precedence in curricular activities and education funding. A critical casualty of this direction of travel will be the loss of high-level creative skills delivered via creative education. Creativity bridges every subject from geography and history to maths and science. The Durham Commission report on Creativity and Education argues…

  • CLOCK News: Fola Phillip CLOCK Sector Expert and Reggae Ambassador on TV

    CLOCK News: Fola Phillip CLOCK Sector Expert and Reggae Ambassador on TV

    Catch Fola Phillip CLOCK Sector Expert and director and founder of Reggae Choir on UK TV on Wednesday 3rd February. In November 2020, Reggae Choir took part in No Bass Like Home, an online festival celebrating reggae and dancehall’s contribution to the London borough of Brent. Commissioned as a four-part TV show broadcasting on London…

  • Deep Dive with Paula Arcila (Playwright, Actress, TV and Radio Host, and Author)

    Deep Dive with Paula Arcila (Playwright, Actress, TV and Radio Host, and Author)

    Photo courtesy of Lucre Diaz   In our quarterly Deep Dive series, we speak with leaders in the creative industries to hear about how they use their position to advocate for change, the challenges they have faced, and the personal and professional impact this has had on them.    This issue, we’re delighted to catch…

  • CLOCK News: CLOCK Sector Expert Michelle Escoffery Appointed as President of the PRS Members’ Council

    CLOCK News: CLOCK Sector Expert Michelle Escoffery Appointed as President of the PRS Members’ Council

    Congratulations to CLOCK Sector Expert Michelle Escoffery on her recent appointment to the newly created role of President of the PRS Members’ Council. An Ivor Novello Award-winning singer, songwriter, composer, educator and Music Week Women in Music 2020 Roll of Honour inductee, Escoffery has written songs for Tina Turner, All Saints, Beverley Knight and Artful…

  • Project Spotlight: Frank Sweeney, Live Events Producer and CLOCK Sector Expert

    Project Spotlight: Frank Sweeney, Live Events Producer and CLOCK Sector Expert

    We sat down to talk to Frank about his career highlights, his work with young people and peer to peer learning with CLOCK.