Clive Allanso

Ph.D (Doctorate), Research Student, University of Brighton

Clive Allanso is a Doctoral candidate at the University of Brighton whose research is looking at  developing a critical understanding of the “value of arts” beyond the commercial meaning of the term, and the role of art champions in the development of the creative sector SMEs (i.e. galleries, fairs, museums, studios) and value chain connection with the tourism sector in West-Africa. The study aims to identify innovative, socially responsible, sustainable and ethical pathways to contemporary arts and community-based tourism development and productivity in West-Africa.