Doing Neurodiversity: Wayfaring Words
Arts Beyond Ableism Conference
25 Nov 2023
What if we do not yet know what inclusion is? What if inclusion is not about being welcoming to the "othered," such as the neurodivergent and the disabled, but rather, what if the possibilities for inclusion lie in engaging with the tendencies we often label as pathologies? In this workshop, shy* play proposes to rethink inclusion by doing neurodiversity through wayfaring quotes...
9 Nov 2023
What if we do not yet know what inclusion is? What if inclusion is not about being welcoming to the "othered" such as the neurodiverse, BIPOC, queer, etc., but rather, what if these bodyminds hold the key to practicing inclusion differently? In this workshop, shy* play proposes to do neurodiversity as a way of exploring an inclusion yet to be imagined...
20 May – 10 Jun 2023
shy* play is a series of performative events initiated by Aster Arribas and Antje Nestel, in collaboration with Angelo Custodio, Karime Salame Sainz and Rajni Shah. *shy is used here as a shorthand for shyness, introversion, and neurodivergence. The asterisk gestures a refusal to adhere to a final form of fixed categories...
AHK Day of Teacher/Researcher
02 Feb 2023
shy* play is a research lab founded by teacher-researchers Aster Arribas and Antje Nestel (ATD/HvA/Co ECI). shy* play departs from the urgency to reflect and craft from the hindrances that the dominant art world’s contexts and approaches have presented us with: In our experience, shy, introverted and neurodivergent manifestations suffered under the regime of...
Join the shy*play sessions!
ATD and AMFI students
17 Dec 2022, 14 Jan 2023
shy* play invites students with a close affinity to embodied experiences of
shyness, introversion and/or neurodivergence
to participate in a workshop dedicated to experiments in shy* sociality. Especially for this workshop, shy* play and its collaborators (ATD and AMFI students) have developed relational techniques emerging from the question: What are shy* characteristics...