Objects of Consent

Socially engaged commission by Newcastle University, UK.

 Working alongside feminist academic Dr Tina Sikka and burlesque artist Trixie Blue

 2020

“Objects of Consent” Socially engaged commission by Newcastle University Working alongside feminist academic Dr Tina Sikka and burlesque artist Trixie Blue to create a series of craft objects which respond to Sikka’s research and recent article: “A Troubling Triplet: Consent, MeToo, and Carceral Feminism” 

The project includes:

Workshops

Collaborative making

"Spaces of Consent" interactive digital artwork, launched at "Gender Research Group" Feb 2020 , Newcastle University

“Objects of Consent” is on ongoing project initiated in 2019. It is supported Newcastle University and the Gender Research Group (GRG) and co-authored by: 

·       Dr Tina Sikka (Lecturer, Media, Culture and Heritage(MCH), Newcastle University), 

·       Kristi Lennon (aka Trixie Blue, Burlesque Performer and PhD Candidate) 

·       Lady Kitt (socially engaged maker)

All of whom feel consent is an important aspect of their work and daily life. Through collaborative making, talking and sharing aspects of our lives & work we have developed the project which includes the “Spaces of Consent” interactive artwork.