RICHARD DEMARCO is a Scottish artist. He has been one of Scotland’s most influential advocates for contemporary art and performance through his work at the Richard Demarco Gallery and the Demarco European Art Foundation, as well as his professorship at Kingston University in London. He received the Polish Gold Order of Merit, the Cavaliere della Republica d’Italia, the Chevalier des Arts et Lettres de France and the Order of the British Empire. He was co-founder of the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh in 1963. His vast and influential photography collection, including images documenting Joseph Beuys included in this issue is licensed under a Creative Commons Non-Commercial license.