Tag: CV

This page shows my CV and lists of publications. I am presenting my track record in modular segments for ease of editing and access. This can also offer an alternative approach to thinking about how knowledge, skills and backgrounds are hierarchichised or valued in normative systems.

ORGANISATIONS ENGAGED WITH

Gallery of clients and organisations in Higher Education, creative and cultural sectors, governmental departments and more that I have worked with in UK, Europe, US, Asia and more

CV: QUALIFICATIONS

3 interdisciplinary Fine Art degrees (London, Chicago, Tokyo) and other professional qualifications (classical music, leadership and coaching, art-science, psychiatry, mental health, technology and more)

CV: AWARDS

Highlights of career since aged 4; list of 10 fully-funded international artist-in-residency awards and artworks in 13 permanent/public collections.

CV: MEMBERSHIPS

>17 current pro bono affiliations as founder, chair or member to UK, European and international NGOs and professional organisations and collectives across creativity, culture, health, social justice and more.

CV: THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (public speaking)

80 invited / curated keynotes and conferences, including at Sao Paulo, Association of American Geographers Annual Conference in Chicago, University of Oxford and Museum of Sydney.

CV: VOLUNTEER (beyond art/cultural/HE)

Volunteering in >19 art and ‘non-art’ roles since 1990’s in Singapore, London, Manchester and more, and winning Excellence Award as London Ambassador 2012 during the London Olympics.

CV: CREATIVE DIRECTOR

Since 2003, worked in >10 roles as curator / creative research lead, with budget £0 – £4m, in Napidaw (Myanmar), Tokyo, Paris, Cardiff, Leeds, Kuopio (Finland), Israel and Singapore.

CV: CURRENT

Joined Manchester School of Art as Senior Lecturer and Programme Leader for interdisciplinary Creative Arts Leadership MA. Member of DVC’s Academic Advisory Group and PVC Education’s National Teaching Fellowship panel. EDI lead/co-lead for Department and University in Race Equality. 4 interdisciplinary / practice-led PhD Supervision.

CV: RESEARCH INNOVATOR

4 post-doctoral roles (2014-2019) leading innovative projects, facilitating the research of others as mentor, and crafting inclusive pathways for new areas that generated ripple effects for researchers and publics involved

CV: CREATIVE INTERVENTIONS

28 interventions as Creative Research Lead / Curator / Producer (including animated film in official selection of Annecy Film Festival; speed-dating event at South London Gallery); 12 solo shows or major showcases (including Biennale of Sydney, Guangzhou Triennale); 100 invited shows (including with Yayoi Kusama at Sung Kok Art Museum in Korea and a performance at Pompidou), 150 showcases in film festivals (including MOMA New York, Transmediale Festival), 3 interventions in theatre (including Moscow).

CV: EXPERT ADVISOR

>30 Consultancy and interdisciplinary KE roles, including as Reviewer, Expert Panel member with the Icelandic Research Fund, Media Authority of Singapore (2007-2012), Unlimited (Disability Arts) and University of California interdisciplinary journal.

CV: EDUCATOR

Taught in >200 HEIs since 1998 as Examiner, Pathway Leader, Lecturer, Tutor, Visiting Lecturer, Visiting Artist, including at: King’s Undergraduate Medical Education Community, Goldsmiths University, SIM University in Singapore (External Examiner, Bachelor of Art Education), UCL School of Life & Medical Studies, Royal College of Art, University of Canberra (Australia), Tama Art University (Tokyo), Silliman University (Philippines) and University of Helsinki.

CV: THOUGHT LEADERSHIP (articles, op-eds, books)

>61 book chapters, peer-reviewed journal articles, edited publications (as Editor), professional and other publications, books

CV: WHAT OTHERS SAY (citations, reviews etc)

>37 citations in peer-reviewed journal articles, PhD theses, >100 citations in art catalogues and >100 media engagement, including in EU-funded film watched 40K times, Art It (Japanese art journal), BBC Radio, Times Higher Education.

WORKING WITH KAI (overview)

This page sums up what individuals and institutions need to do to gain access to and to work with me.

TESTIMONIALS

What the media, peers, institutions and more in Tokyo, Sydney, UK, Singapore and elsewhere have said about working with me.