Neurodivergence in the Arts
Platform for neurodivergent artists and designers. Primarily those who identify as/with the ASD (Autism) and ADHD spectrum. How can we better value the contributions of makers on "the spectrum" and how can we better support ourselves?
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Check out our A/artist blog below:
Let Weirdness Flourish
An Interview with Jam van der Aa
We sat down with artistic researcher, maker and writer Jam van der Aa , ahead of her a/Artist tal k and workshop on the 19th of February to talk about her research, experiences and inspirations. Jam shared her experiences navigating the art world, representing autistic joy, and the importance of…
Happiness is Golden
a/Artist talk and workshop by Jam van der Aa
We as a neurodivergent community have gold in our hands. Let’s mine this gold together. During evenings about autism, the emphasis is often on what doesn’t go well or isn’t easy. But there’s another side: autistic joy! Jam van der Aa , as an artistic researcher and someone with firsthand…
Speculative futures, sea cucumbers and art that decays
An Interview with Silke Riis
We sat down with sculptor and installation artist Silke Riis ahead of her A/artist talk on the 15th of January to talk about her artistic process, inspirations, and her ongoing installation at Mediamatic - Some Breathe Through their Butts (on show until November 2024). Silke shared her experiences…
Artikel A/artist meeting in autisme magazine #04 / winter 2023
"Met een inclusieve houding hoef je niet eens te weten of iemand autist is"
Autisme Magazine van de Nederlandse Vereniging voor Autisme, NVA Interview met Gerard van Wolferen en Willem Velthoven, verschijningsdatum 20 december 2023.
Who's Afraid of Cardboard and Clay?
a/Artist talks by Jemima de Jonge and Silke Riis
These a/Artist events on neurodiversity in the arts are held every third Monday of the month. We organise a n evening with presentations by two artists, a good conversation and something to eat (included in the ticket). Silke Riis and Jemima de Jonge both create works using very humble materials.
Intimacies in the Waiting Room
A/artist Meeting with Yvonne Dröge Wendel, Vera Lelie and students from KABK's 'Iets Tekenen'
Waiting rooms are often a place of discomfort, annoyance and embarrassment. Yvonne Dröge Wendel’s cuddly objects turn your stay into a voyage of discovery. Meanwhile, Vera Lelie is surprised by the whole situation. In her imagination we merge with time and become a waiting room ourselves. This a…