The Institute of Art and Ideas (iai) is committed to fostering a progressive and vibrant intellectual culture in the UK. We are a charitable, not-for-profit organisation engaged in changing the current cultural landscape through the pursuit and promotion of big ideas, boundary-pushing thinkers and challenging debates.
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Each year the iai curates two festivals of ideas: the HowTheLightGetsIn philosophy festival and Crunch art festival a unique blend of talks, debates, exhibitions, performances and parties, we combine innovative thought with rich experience. Each festival features a host of thinkers and artists alongside live musicians, comedy, cabaret and DJs to keep you dancing until the small hours.
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