Manick Govinda
independent arts consultant; writer; former programme director, SPACE; former member, Mayor of London’s Cultural Strategy Group

Manick Govinda is a freelance arts consultant, and was formerly programme director at SPACE. He is an associate consultant for Counterculture LLP and has worked closely with a range of artists for many years as a producer, advisor, mentor, curator, strategist and fundraiser.

He is also a freelance writer and campaigner on free expression and on arts and freedom of movement issues. He has written for spiked, Index on Censorship and All In Britain. He runs arts campaigns for the Manifesto Club, where he led the campaign against the UK government’s visa restrictions on non-EU artists and academics. He also helped co-found Artists for Brexit and the Brexit Creatives.

Follow Manick on Twitter @manick62

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