Patrick Fox is director of Heart of Glass, an agency for collaborative and social arts practice.

Patrick is former director of Create, Ireland’s national development agency for Collaborative Arts. He is a producer, commissioner and senior arts leader who supports artists to engage with communities of place/ interest to create contemporary work that reflects the politics of our times. He is a founder of Collaborative Arts Partnership Programme, a four-year programme of transnational work focusing on models of social arts practice across Europe. He is interested in expanding critical discourse and supporting the development of policy and infrastructure around collaborative arts. He was also the former head of collaborations and engagement at FACT Liverpool, leading the acclaimed arts and older people project tenantspin as part of his portfolio.