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. He writes on various cultural issues for several publications, including spiked, Culture Wars, the American and the Huffington Post
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Ken Macleod, award-winning science fiction writer; author, The Restoration Game and Intrusion