Links to selected blog posts and websites
My research has progressed by crystallising concepts from practice and then, to use a metaphor many other practice researchers have found resonant, weaving these into a conceptual framework. Blogging has been the vehicle for giving shape to these ideas as they rise up from reflective practice. The blog posts and other writings which are cited in my exegesis are linked from the images below.
International Centre for Arts and Narrative (ICAN)
ICAN, a collaboration between York St John University and York Theatre Royal, is the socially engaged research centre within which my PhD research is located.
In addition to hosting my research with adolescents, ICAN engages diverse communities in explorations of the relationship between narrative and different artforms, through:
I have been involved in much of this work during the period of my PhD research, co-facilitating many of the community workshops, and co-authoring a peer-reviewed publication on them (with my supervisor Prof Matthew Reason).