Reflecting Value S2 Ep2: Who holds the power?

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Reflecting Value S2 Ep2: Who holds the power?

By Centre for Cultural Value


The second episode of Reflecting Value explores the power dynamics that underpin cultural participation and research.

We discuss how where you live can impact on how you engage with culture and how authentic participatory research can help bring to the fore the voices of people who have previously gone unheard.


Dr Robyn Dowlen


  • Avant Cymru on the challenges of telling stories from the Welsh Valleys and the power dynamics at play in funding decision-making. [01:31 – 10:39]
  • Dr Sylvan Baker (Royal Central School of Speech and Drama) on what it means to do authentic co-research with care experienced young people. [11:16 – 21:17]
  • Dr Helen Graham (University of Leeds) on opening up ‘glass cases’ in museums to enable communities to interact more closely with material culture [22:09 – 31:40]

Transcript to this episode's audio


Resources referenced in this episode

Above The Noise

Reflecting Value was co-produced by Dr. Robyn Dowlen and Mikey Nissenbaum
Artwork by Mikey Nissenbaum


Published: 2022
Resource type: Podcasts