Tag: socially-engaged art

XXXX My practice is wide-ranging. I use my body, mind, the bodies and minds of other people, images, moving images, words, concepts, other people’s concepts and more. I I have also been inspired by the radical yet witty work of my colleague the wonderful artist Cesar Cornejo, such as his Puno Museum of Contemporary Art.

ELIA Academy keynote: A ‘Tentacular Pedagogy’ to Lead 2050

What should art schools change, so that we can lead change and thrive in, with and for the next generation? Since you asked me, I’ll recommend growing tentacles. This is my new keynote for Network for higher arts education with >300,000 members in 282 institutions in Europe, N and S Americas, and AustralAsia.

NEW COMMISSION: Come have a date with me at Attenborough Arts Centre until 16 January 2022

12/2021 UPDATE: I have cancelled face-to-face meetings. Join me online instead: 16 DECEMBER THURSDAY 2021 18:00-19:00: Artist’s Talk with Curator Rachel Graves. Public / Zoom – Book here….

ART + MONEY

You can buy everything you can see on this website, and more. This includes: drawings, art objects like the tapestry above myself, and my thinking time. As I over-think, this will not come cheap. You have been warned.

NEWS: Joining Fermynwoods Contemporary Art as Trustee

I am delighted to be invited to become trustee of Fermynwoods Contemporary Art.

Drawing with words: mapping creative, neurodivergent leadership 66’08”

Leadership: What is it? What could it be? Power posing: How is power performed? Why pose questions for those in power? Neurodiversity or neurodivergence? Being/becoming ill-disciplined: How to…

ART + COVID19

03/2020: The COVID-19 pandemic will fundamentally change what/how/who we are forever. Or will it? What is the role of art, creativity and neurodiversity?

Kaidie’s 1000-Day Trans-Run

This was a 1000-day durational performance which also included films, maps and so on, during which I learnt how to run, took part in 9 races (including 2 full marathons) and then died, and reincarnated.

Being ‘artful’ and ‘ill-disciplined’: creative strategies amid/beyond a pandemic 40′ 00″

04/2020: Watch this interview (40 minutes) on ‘artful leadership’. With Dr Michael Pinchbeck.

Hijacking neuronormativity & complacency with ‘artful leadership’ as creative strategy

04/2020: An early outline of ARTFUL LEADERSHIP artful, sly ways forward, led by artists, in productively antagonistic dialogues with members of other species, through artistic processes and outcomes, exploiting art’s power to provoke, confuse/amuse/bemuse.

Running Artists Network (RAN)

The Running Artfully Network (RAN) will be an artist-led initiative using running-inspired art and art-inspired running as a vehicle for social action and building the agenda of running as an artistic research paradigm.

Are you in tech, policy, banking, transport, energy or science? Work with me to co-create systemic change

Tweet/Email to collaborate on new ‘Artful Leadership’ project from 2021. I promise to be nice. It will be fun.

Learning through Making & Making Change

05/2020: On Making As Guest Lecturer

Neurodiversity Manifesto version 2019

I. Step Up the Game II. Step into the Unknown III. Step Away from Comfort Zones IV. Embrace Errors V. Take Risks VI. Play VII. Change Culture VIII. Break Locks and Challenge Gatekeepers IX. Be Athletic X. Be a Running Post(hu)man XI. Be Promiscuous XII. Not All Dead White Men XIII. Be Ill-Disciplined XIV. Embrace Athletes of Creativity XV. Be Happy With The Unfinished

What’s running got to do with our divided world?

Royal Society of the Arts blog post contextualising RUN! RUN! RUN! Biennale 2016, which responded to the (anti-)migrant crisis and referendum results.

Brisk/Risks 06’52”

What’s the riskiest thing you have ever done? What do you dream of doing but dare not? Do you dare share something that you’ve never told anyone else before? Go on – what’s the worst that can happen?

Other efforts during the pandemic

04/2020: Other efforts during the pandemic in local and professional contexts and beyond.

UK Adult ADHD Network

04/2020: As UKAAN Creative and Cultural Consultant, I put together a few creative resources for mental health professionals and service users.

Cabinet & Parliament expert databases

04/2020: I responded to UK Parliament’s call for COVID-19 Outbreak Expert Database, as well as a separate call by the UK Government Cabinet Office’s Open Innovation Team for a similar database.

Hand in Hand 02’15”

Run run run! Run into difference. Embrace flux. Don’t let things come to standstill. Don’t take things lying down. Mock/knock the toxic status quo. Let us surge forward, hand-in-hand.

Craft and Design Solo Exhibition

03/2020: My show at the Craft and Design Centre was shut, but I redistributed some of my fee and have begun to think more about the importance of being ‘crafty’ and ‘artful’.