David Bartley, Catholic Fund trustee 1960s & Chair of St Martins 1978-1987


Past projects

  • Oral History Consultant for the Black British Artists and Modernism project (BAM) at Chelsea College of Arts.
  • Oral history consultant for the Twilight People project, the stories of transgender and faith.
  • Feeding London exhibition: a touring audio-visual exhibition that brings to life the forgotten history of market gardening in South West London.
  • I directed the collection and archiving of 2400 oral histories for Antony Gormley’s ‘One and Other’ fourth-plinth participatory project, (click here for details)
  • I coordinated the Belonging in Brent Oral History Project: capturing the lives of Jews, Irish and West Indians that settled in Brent from 1930s to 1950s.
  • I assisted the Moroccan Memories Oral History Project, an audio-visual history of Moroccans in Britain across 5 sites.
  • I coordinated the Memories from Emilia Romagna and Sicily Oral History Project: capturing the memories of Italians settling in London and the Lea Valley in the postwar period.
  • I carried out various other consultancies in community settings including schools,  mental health and faith organisations and advocacy groups. See list of clients.