The Right to Flight is the summer project at Bold Tendencies, flying a balloon over London, researching and investigating flight, surveillance, networks, cities and utopia. As part of the project, a series of discussions are taking place over the summer, led by James Bridle.
Alice Ross and Jack Serle are editors at The Bureau of Investigative Journalism, an independent not-for-profit organisation. Established in April 2010, the Bureau is the first of its kind in the UK, where philanthropically funded journalism is rare. The Bureau pursues journalism which is of public benefit, undertaking in depth research into the governance of public, private and third sector organisations and their influence. In 2013, their Drones project won the Martha Gellhorn Prize for Journalism.
Thomas Nash is Director of Article 36 and joint Coordinator of the International Network on Explosive Weapons. Article 36 is a UK-based not-for-profit organisation working to prevent the unintended, unnecessary or unacceptable harm caused by certain weapons. As Coordinator of the Cluster Munition Coalition from 2004 to 2011, Nash led the global campaign resulting in the Convention on Cluster Munitions. Nash previously worked for the New Zealand and Canadian Foreign Ministries in Geneva and Ottawa.
Part of a series of evening discussions led by James Bridle on the themes of The Right To Flight. All events are free but please register for attendance.
The Right to Flight is the 2014 commission for Bold Tendencies: find out more.