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Dougald Hine (born 1977 in Cambridge, England) is a British author, editor and social entrepreneur. He co-founded School of Everything and The Dark Mountain Project, of which he is Director at Large. In 2011, he was named one of Britain's 50 top radicals by NESTA.
Hine went to school in Darlington, and studied English literature at Oxford University. Following his first degree, he studied broadcast journalism at Sheffield Hallam and then spent four years as a BBC journalist (2002-2005). From 2005 to 2006, he lived and worked for a year in China's turbulent and far western province of Xinjiang. He has been involved a number of projects and initiatives.
In 2012, he left London for Sweden. Since 2015, he has been working with Riksteatern, the National Touring Theatre of Sweden.
- Pick Me Up (2004-6) was a weekly email newsletter intending to inspire people, through storytelling, to do something other than check their e-mail on Friday afternoons.
- The London School of Art & Business (2006). The group involved went on to found School of Everything.
- School of Everything was an internet startup intended to connect people who can teach with people who want to learn.
- The Dark Mountain Project (2009–present), has been one of his most important projects involving a manifesto, an extensive website, an annual festival run in collaboration with Paul Kingsnorth. The Dark Mountain project has resulted in three anthologies co-edited by Hine.
- The Spacemakers Agency (2009–present) has established Hine's reputation as a social entrepreneur. Its first project was the re-development of Brixton Village, and there have been a number of related projects since including the West Norwood Festival.
- New Public Thinking (2010–present), a blog site which created a new space for public discourse and analysis aiming for a "better public discourse", resulting in an anthology of writings "Despatches from the Invisible Revolution" edited with Keith Kahn-Harris.
- Dark Mountain: Issue 4 (2013) edited with Paul Kingsnorth and A.J. Odasso.
- The Crossing of Two Lines (2013) with Performing Pictures, Elemental Editions
- Dark Mountain: Issue 3 (2012) edited with Paul Kingsnorth and A.J. Odasso.
- Despatches from the Invisible Revolution (2012) edited with Keith Kahn-Harris.
- Dark Mountain: Issue 2 (2011) edited with Paul Kingsnorth and A.J. Odasso.
- Dark Mountain: Issue 1 (2010) edited with Paul Kingsnorth and A.J. Odasso.
- COMMONSense (2009) with Anne-Marie Culhane & Access Space.
- Uncivilisation: The Dark Mountain Manifesto (2009) with Paul Kingsnorth.
- School of Everything[permanent dead link]
- Dark Mountain - Project Team
- Britain's 50 New Radicals, NESTA
- Hine's Website
- Dark Mountain Project - Bookshop
- Brixton Village - Spacemakers Agency Website
- Brixton Village pop-up shop project
- How Brixton's arcade got a new lease of life - London Evening Standard
- A Fresh Face in South London - New York Times
- New Public Thinking
- Pedia Press