Smashing It

Smashing It Working Class Artists on Life, Art & Making It Happen

Paperback (03 Oct 2019) | English

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Smashing It celebrates the achievements of working-class artists in Britain, from the global takeover of Grime musicians to the literary powerhouses pushing representative narratives, also showcasing their works. Offering guidance and inspiration, leading musicians, playwrights, visual artists, filmmakers and writers share how they overcame obstacles, from the financial to the philosophical, to make it in the arts.

An essential read, Smashing It will empower those who will be a part of tomorrow's bigger picture.

Includes a guide on how to make it in the arts, and contributions from Riz Ahmed, Kerry Hudson, DJ Target, Bridget Minamore, Anthony Anaxagorou, Bryony Kimmings and many more…

About the Publisher

The Westbourne Press

The Westbourne Press

Launched in 2012, The Westbourne Press publishes challenging and thought-provoking non-fiction in a wide spectrum of genres: history, current affairs, sexual politics, memoir, popular science, art, photography and humour. Forthcoming titles include Eric Berkowitz's Sex and Punishment: Four Thousand Years of Judging Desire, Joumana Haddad's Superman is an Arab: On God, Marriage, Macho Men and Other Disastrous Inventions and Joan Smith's The Public Woman.

Book information

ISBN: 9781908906403
Publisher: Telegram Books
Imprint: The Westbourne Press
Pub date:
DEWEY: 709.41
DEWEY edition: 23
Language: English
Number of pages: 235
Weight: 390g
Height: 213mm
Width: 160mm
Spine width: 16mm