director, Culture on the Offensive
Lizzie Soden is a director and writer for CULTURE ON THE OFFENSIVE, an online magazine. She works on strategy and development, and was responsible for the design and website build.
She has a BA in Fine Arts from Lanchester (Coventry) University, (1982.) and an MA with distinction in Art and Design (studio practice) from Loughborough University (2009.) in digital moving image.
As an Independent artist/filmmaker, she has made pop-videos for The Specials, has been a community arts worker, and made both event documentations and club visuals.
Her career started as a founding member and director of Soft Touch Arts Ltd. She became a local arts development officer, and an arts centre manager for Leicester City Council Arts and Cultural Services until 2002. She is an experienced project manager and has since run various cultural enterprises.
Her work as an Artist / filmmaker and writer has always been about bridging the chasm between intellectual pursuit and popular culture. She likes to question absurdities in current political orthodoxies.
She is a free-speech advocate and has always resisted being aligned to any particular political religious thinking.
Follow Lizzie on Twitter: @filmessayist
Sunday 23 October, 13.10 Frobisher 4-6
Post-Socratic dialogue on love