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  • BLUE GILLETTE

    January 31, 2018 close-up photograph of someone's fingers holding a vintage razor blade I open the jiffy bag. Sellotaped inside clear cellophane, a man stares out in the manner of Lord Kitchener, demanding allegiance . Distinctive and dashing, with a high collar, his assured masculine confidence exudes Victorian ascendency. He represents a deliberate nod to a bygone age of the ‘gentleman’. Somehow he just about gets away with ... read more...
  • My Autistic Professional Template – a case study in autism and project leadership

    December 6, 2017 Black and white photo of half of a woman's face. she is talking, there is an out of focus painting behind herMy Autistic Professional Template  also formed the basis for Sonia Boué’s, Out of the Ashes talk for Oxford University TORCH. Introduction I am a professional autistic artist and creative project lead. I form part of what has been termed the “lost generation” – diagnosed late in life due to recent advances in knowledge about autism. In my ... read more...
  • Jon Adams – Active but Odd: an unswerving ‘compulsion’ to create

    November 20, 2017 a drawing of an open envelope with scrabble letters pouring out of it  ‘FlOb Holotype – The first piece of writing expressing the ideas of Flow Observatorium calling for change in the arts landscape – October 2015′ written by Jon Adams I was born with a pencil in my hand, or at least that’s how it seemed, but recently I have been usurped by my wife who has joined ... read more...
  • My football shirt

    November 17, 2017 a crowd of football supporters. some are wearing black and white striped shirtsAn article by Dave Edwards.  Directly in front of me, pinned to the wall in my office, is a postcard of a crowd of football fans making their way to the 1999 FA Cup Final between Newcastle United and Manchester United. It is an image I look at almost every day. The photograph was taken by Stuart ... read more...
  • Going live: Launching our new website! #MfOR

    November 5, 2017 We have now officially come to the close of an exciting Arts Council funded research and development phase, which has seen this project change shape in order to truly reflect and accommodate its autistic leadership. I’m incredibly proud of all that has been achieved, and of our contributing ‘neurotyopcial’ artists who have remained so patient ... read more...