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A selection of artist's materials on a shelf

It’s OK to mix your creativity with your politics

I originally published this post on the Portsmouth and Southsea Consortium‘s Website in February 2017 as part of the PortsConsort Postcard series.

Over the last couple of weeks, we’ve seen a number of independent and small-to-medium business, encompassing artists, artisans, craftspeople, designers, makers and all manner of other categories of creative professional come under fire from colleagues, contemporaries and peers alike for using their professional platforms to express political sentiments. We just want to take a couple of minutes to reassure you that it’s OK for you to be political on your professional platforms, or via any other method of communication you have with your customers, partners or suppliers, for example.

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