Category: Social Change Curation

There will be NO PhD.

Sounds pretty final right? Well, it is.
I will admit freely that I have been hesitant all along about doing a PhD. It was an idea that would seem exciting and terrifying depending on when I pondered it.

Defining 'social change'

One of the bits of feedback my lecturer gave me after my formative 10-min presentation was “I want to see a definition of social change and I want it from someone other than you.” Fair enough.

The After Interview High… again!

So I’ve just finished my 3rd curatorial interview and once again, I’m buzzing. Janine Francois was just as amazing as C1 and Shasti Lowton.

About Research Interviews…

My journey with interview started with an “of course I know how to do an interview!” approach but I’m glad I slapped myself up the side of the head and dug deeper.

Interview with Shasti Lowton

Today I did a major interview with Shasti Lowton, Curator at the Design Museum. What an inspiration!

Everything is online!

So formative Presentation is on Wednesday and I am not ready at all. I am not even exaggerating.

Defining my Research Question

My question was born out of me wanting to use my skills as a mixed media artist to inspire people to take action to make our world more just.

Black in Academia. Whoa!

Ok, so firstly. Let me just say how absolutely bodacious it was to be in a room full of highly educated ambitious creative people who all look like me!

My YouTube Eureka!

Thank goodness for mind numbing tasks and YouTube.

Rationale, v1

I think of my life in 2 parts – B.K and A.K – Before Kids and After Kids. Nothing has ever focused me as firmly as raising little people to go out in the world and thrive without me.