About

 

Hi I’m Jenny, I’m a multi-disciplinary designer and project manager with a background in co-creation and spatial design. I’m passionate about co-creation and designing participatory practices that allow for more democratic use and ownership of resources, space and processes. I design strategies and creative programmes that strengthen the connection between people and the places they share, that aim to build community resilience to social and environmental issues.

What I do:

  • Process and Resource Design
  • Co-design & Co-creation Process Design and Facilitation
  • Stakeholder and Community Engagement
  • Co-ordination & Facilitation of Workshops
  • Project Management
  • Writing and Research
  • Spatial Design
  • Collaborative and Participatory Practice
  • Mapping (places, issues, stakeholders, challenges)
  • Human Centred Design
  • Communications Design
  • Implementing new practices into a team and organisation

Technical Skills:

  • Spatial Design
  • Graphics – adobe suite
  • Illustration
  • Video Editing
  • Furniture Design
  • Making and Carpentry

 

Talks/Workshops

Rights in Focus Networking Event Guest Speaker,Autograph Gallery, London, Dec 2019

Fields of Collaboration, Nova University Lisbon, Portugal, Nov 2019

Gardens of Resistance, Sickle & Code Events Programme, Oct 2019

Letters to the Land, artist led walk, Sickle & Code Events Programme, Oct 2019

Blurring Boundaries Between Inhabiting, Designing, and Making, London Festival of Architecture, June 2019

Community Making Towards Situated Agency, UnConference | Free/Libre Technologies, Arts and the Commons, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, May 2019

A Design Led Approach to Social Practice: Making Spatial Interventions for Test Sites of Exchange, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, Feb 2019

 

Exhibitions

Sickle & Code, Growing Home, International Group Exhibition, Lakatamia Folk Museum, Cyprus, Oct 2019-Feb 2020, curated by Evi Tselika, Peter Eramian and Elena Parpa

Social Art Summit, Community Making Film Screening, Site Gallery, Sheffield, Nov 2018

MA Final Show, Middlesex University, London, Sept 2018

Public Assembly: How Do We Belong, Group Show, Ply Gallery, London, April 2018

 

Teaching

Fine Art – Public Art and Socially Engaged Practice Class, University of Nicosia, Cyprus, 2019

Guest Critic, BA Architecture, Westminster University, London, May 2016 & Dec 2018

In-Practice Mentor, MA Interior Design, Royal College of Art, London, Sept 2015 – June 2018