Sputnik Faith and Arts Chris Donald

Chris Donald

Chris Donald is Sputnik’s artistic director, one half of psychedelic afro-pop band Strange Ghost, and a front-end developer for Boxhead.io

https://strangeghost.co.uk

— Wed 27 Nov, 2019

The Entropy Blues: Contemplating our Artistic Mortality

Even in the internet era, our art likely won’t last forever in any real sense. How can the forgotten artworks of the past help us to healthily embrace the mortality of our work?

— Wed 28 Nov, 2018

Why algorithmic playlists are bad for our cultural soul

Choosing humanity over a commodified music experience

— Thu 27 Sep, 2018

The Renaissance had us fooled. We were always ‘post-truth’ people

Stories have always been as important as facts in the way we view the world

— Fri 22 Jun, 2018

Hey, Artists: You Don’t Need to Justify Your Desire to Make Things

A palette-cleanser for anyone still stuck at square one

— Tue 10 Oct, 2017

Kate Tempest and the Voice That Won’t be Silent

Getting schooled by prophetic artists outside the church

— Tue 29 Aug, 2017

Music Careers and Mental Health

What is it about the music industry that lends itself to burnout?

— Wed 03 Feb, 2016

Dirty Words: The Need for Christian Criticism

Critique and deconstruction can raise the standards of art and deepen our understanding