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Writer. Artist.
Student.
Consultant. Facilitator.

Amplifying diverse voices and building social hope

What do I do

create for a brighter tomorrow

Words

Visit the blog. Explore my portfolio of writing and publications. A podcast series will be launched in 2020.

Art

All things art. A gallery, sometimes with musings. A shop, this way comes.

Consulting

Experienced senior executive and consultant in not-for-profit. Specialising in organisational development, inclusivity, diversity. Speaker. Facilitator. Content creator.

In art and life.
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Adele has worked in arts, human rights and social justice for many years as a senior executive. Having worked in leadership development, human rights, women’s health, and family and domestic violence, Adele is commencing a PhD and hopes to share insights into the journey as a disabled, chronically ill, person of colour trying to hold time for art, community, and hope for transformative futures.

As a writer, artist, consultant, speaker, and facilitator, Adele brings a commitment to generative curiosity and amplifying the voices and stories which are often excluded, silenced, or devalued.

There are no voiceless, there are those who are being silenced or excluded.

Primarily writing on human rights and social justice themes, Adele uses storytelling in non-fiction, poetry and performance writing forms to explore identity, the politics of existence, and the integration of personal and shared histories. 

Previously, Adele could often found on a random new adventure or revisiting favourites such as rock climbing and trail running. Nowadays, adventures take a different shape as part of living in an ableist world.

With gratitude and respect to Elders past and present and the First Nations custodians of so-called Australia, Adele lives on Whadjuk Noongar Boodjar.

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Adele Purrsisted

a Pandemic Era

As many of us are keenly aware, our global community is continuing to evolve in response to the ongoing and dynamic challenges due to COVID-19. Many of my typical avenues for paid (thanks capitalism) work have dwindled or are high-risk for me, as a disabled person with chronic illnesses.

If you are financially able and find my words, visual art, or other projects, to be meaningful, valuable, or in some way helpful, please consider buying me a Ko-Fi or being a supporter through Paypal or Patreon.

Sharing my writing (with attribution please!) is also a much appreciated way to support my work.

Thank you for visiting and thank you for your time.

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