A different kind of post today – the visual evaluation of a project I worked on earlier in the year.
It’s from Food for Thought – a series of curated meals to discuss diversity and the arts, specifically the Creative Case, Arts Council England’s innovative approach placing difference at the centre, rather than at the edge. See what you think and let me know.
If you want the audio described version – click here.
If you want a version without the background music – click here.
And if you want a transcript – email me directly – joverrent (at) mac.com
“I was asked to name a place in the world I would least like to go to. I picked Hong Kong – the tall buildings, the congestion, the sheer number of people, the speed of everything. I went there first in October 2012 to take me out of my comfort zone, and to my complete surprise I fell in love with it. The skyscraping buildings I thought I’d hate, I adored. The bustle of humanity had so much to teach me. The people and the politics bumping along side by side were intriguing and beguiling in equal measure…”
This is the opening for a short blog I wrote for the British Council recently. I wanted to share it here too, as it touches on so many things that are going round and around for me just now. Continue reading
Recently I have had some spectacularly good days, and some that can only be described as really rather rough.
So today I am mulling on how I cope with both. Continue reading
Yesterday, Sarah Pickthall and I ran an event at Mozilla in London around disability, digital and all things interlinked. It was for a project called ShortCircuit and was fab – packed, inspirational, exciting – and exhausting. And it’s been a pretty flat out process in the lead up too – planning meetings, clarifying briefs, doing research, firing off emails, having skype calls, printing out stuff and then making emergency dashes for bluetac. Continue reading
I’ve just had a piece published at the Huffington Post on Liz Crow’a Bedding Out – do have a read!
(photo: Roaring Girl Productions/CoQuo)