INCLUSIVE ARTS RESEARCH AND KNOWLEDGE EXCHANGE
As an academic, Jo is dedicated to the practical application of learning, teaching and sharing of research across university, third sector and business partnerships. She has co-designed and delivered modules at masters, degree and diploma and certificate levels. A graduate and senior lecturer in Inclusive Arts Practice at University of Brighton (link) she has worked with Central St Martins social design programme and Illustration MA at Portsmouth University, delivering inclusive arts tasters and training. She is research supervisor at Carnegie Research and external examiner for MA Illustration at Portsmouth University. To see Jo’s academic research profile go to www.research.brighton.ac.uk.
A recent research project for Carnegie Research, Jo and colleague Jayne Lloyd studied the impact of social restrictions on inclusive arts practice, learning, teaching and research (as a result of Covid 19 pandemic restrictions).
As collaborator on the Routledge published book Inclusive Arts Practice and Research Jo designed the layout and collaborated on illustrations with learning disabled Rocket Artist Kelvin Burke. This publication is used as a key text in many educational and cultural organisations around the world seeking an accessible, practical and rigorous guide on inclusion, art and learning disability. www.routledge.com/A-Critical-Manifesto.
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