Alan Miller is a director of The New York Salon, a forum for inter-disciplinary, open debate.
He is also the co-founder of the Truman Brewery, a 10-acre site in London’s East End. The Truman Brewery now has over 200 companies, ranging from recording studios to art galleries, entertainment spaces, restaurants, bars, cafes, fashion and retail. It has helped regenerate a significant area of London, creating a new cultural quarter. Alan sat on The Arts Council’s London Arts Board.
Alan is a film director and has had his work broadcast internationally and writes and produces with his partners in Argosy Pictures. Argosy Pictures is currently producing an action trilogy in China with world-renowned action director Yuen Wo Ping. Argosy has several feature film projects in development and pre production. Alan also produces and consults, recently helping out on the documentaries Beware of Mr Baker and Venus & Serena.
He writes on various cultural issues for several publications, including spiked, Culture Wars, the American and the Huffington Post and is a regular contributor to BBC London rounding up the week’s news.
"Just when Kant's formulation that 'the public exercise of reason should be free' had begun to seem so remote and exhausted, the Battle should reinforce one's faith in the enduring worth of dissent and of the free traffic in ideas"
Swapan Chakravorty, professor of english, Jadavpur University