*See film trailer version of the film Brisk/Risks here. * See 15-minute film with BSL here. *See gallery and feedback of Brisk/Risks here. * See transcript of 2 of the open mic's presentations here. *See images and feedback of premiere of the film at Birkbeck, University of London, on 21 May 2019 here. The film premiere was part of Too Much/Not Enough: Neurodiversity and Cultural Production, of the Birkbeck Arts Festival, The evening featured 2 new provocations by Kai, including one on the contested term ‘neurodiversity’, alongside medical humanities scholar Dr Sophie A Jones and curator Alessandra Cianetti. *Listen to the podcast of the entire evening here of the evening. *Access edited transcripts of the evening's discussions here (on 'neurodiversity') and here (on neurodiversity and leadership).
Too Much or Not Enough: Neurodiversity and Cultural Production was a film screening and discussion with artist Kai Syng Tan, curator Alessandra Cianetti, and literary researcher Sophie Jones, exploring the aesthetics of neurodiversity and the place of invisible disabilities in the cultural industries. The event took place on 21 May 2019 at Birkbeck, University of London. The evening began with an overview of ‘neurodiversity’ by Tan, followed by the premiere of a film, Brisk/Risks, which explores risk-taking within an beyond ADHD. This was followed by provocations by Tan, Cianetti and Jones and a discussion. Associated with the event was a 5-day exhibition of Tan’s #MagicCarpet in Room 106. The exhibition and event were part of Birkbeck Arts Week 2019. The podcast of the evening can be accessed soon. Read transcripts of the provocations in a link to be shared soon. This event is funded by a grant from the Birkbeck Wellcome Trust Institutional Strategic Support Fund.