Stephen Welsh (@stxwelsh )

Stephen Welsh

Bio Independent Curator + Consultant • Committee Member @HeritageFundNOR • Previously @McrMuseum + @SlaveryMuseum • Working Class • He / Him • My Views 🏳️‍🌈
Location Manchester, England
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Android : A selection of Rob Bremner’s images of Liverpool and Merseyside during the 1980s-90s are exclusively available as open edition prints from our online shop. britishculturearchive.co.uk/product-catego…

Android : As a James Brown obsessive (I saw him live three times!) there's only one track which sums up the wave of solidarity that the unstoppable Marcus Rashford MBE unleashed today, have a fantastic weekend all & don't forget to get up, get into it & get involved ✊🏻 youtu.be/bcsNAwCg9Hs

Android : It's reassuring to see so many in the arts & culture sector express concern for those on the lowest incomes facing food, digital & other forms of poverty. Those with influence now need to ensure that their organisations offer some form of relief & support. theguardian.com/society/2020/o…

Android : 🗣️Greater Manchester is joining Co-op and Marcus Rashford MBE to provide 1,000 food vouchers across the city-region to young people who may need access to a meal during half-term

📣The voucher provides free access to a meal deal offer in local Co-op stores

#wereallinthistogether

Android : Sometimes I sit and think about how Hartwig Fischer admitted there are no Black curators at the British Museum.

Android : "In a rich country--we are often told how rich we are--that should be available if the distribution of wealth were correct." Tony Benn, Member of Parliament for Chesterfield, 1990 #FreeSchoolMeals twitter.com/garyyounge/sta…

Android : Those with the least continue to lose the most during the pandemic. Low income households face a brutal mix of food poverty, digital poverty & insufficient benefits caused by austerity & coronavirus. Museums could provide support & draw inspiration from places like The Florrie ♥️ twitter.com/TheFlorrie/sta…

Android : Art museums need to commit some major learning about caring for/displaying Native cultural objects and NAGPRA. Particularly when a Native community requests repatriation, you don’t sit on it for almost 30 YEARS. That’s so unacceptable. twitter.com/mndailynews/st…

Android : Important column by Dr Erinma Bell MBE DL about colonial violence, museum collections & the need to repatriate the Benin Bronzes looted by British forces in 1897 - 'As African peoples were stolen & lost, so were artefacts. We need an understanding of their loss.' manchestereveningnews.co.uk/news/time-muse…

Android : 'Taking down Macdonald monuments or renaming buildings is not an example of people or organizations trying to forget history or falling victim to a trend...it is evidence of a powerful cultural renaissance taking place within our communities' Celeste Pedri-Spade theglobeandmail.com/opinion/articl…

Android : I'm not an expert in Critical Race Theory by any means but a framework that facilitates the identification & deconstruction of both historic & ongoing structures responsible for affirming racism & reproducing racial stereotypes is needed now more than ever independent.co.uk/news/uk/politi…