Nicole Cataldo–Davies (FDA, MA, WTT)

Nicole is a practicing transdisciplinary artist and social alchemist working in creative consultancy, dynamic campaigning and alternative change management. Her research explores activating connective aesthetics, socially engaged practice and innovative environmental awareness.
Many of her methods and working processes touch upon the urgent need for new requisites in human thrivability.

Nicole has recently worked alongside the Dutch Inventors Guild (Het Uitvlindersgilde), and is creative director of SAPP - (Social Arts Practice Program at The Social Arts Development Agency) that manages collaborative weekends in the arts for emerging artists to develop participatory work in deprived areas of London and has run workshops and taught in schools.
She is currently advising for a number of companies, film projects and individual mentoring.

Recent performative work has been exhibited in the V&A and as part of the European Art Quadrennial (2015).
Past work with Crossing Boarders, San Franscisco (2014)
Sweet Ditch, London (2014)
TATE Modern (London 2014)
SOMArts (California 2013),
MUTZI Studios & Mu Theatre (Budapest, 2013)
TUC Collective (Budapest 2012),
Fenivcie Veloci (Sicily, Italy 2012),
Pegasus (Oxford 2012).

Nicole has worked alongside BBC3 and been featured on BBC Morning Breakfast TV for her awarded performance for Lush Animal Testing Campaign, been on production management for various festivals and won international awards from Muheley Foundation, Trafo and Fenivcie Veloci & home residencies with Lush cosmetics and the New International Company Of Live Art.
Nicole's work and performances have been recognised and funded by the British Council, EU, Association for the Advancement of Visual Arts and the won the 2013 Youth Initiative Award.

Nicole is continually developing her own methodologies in Social Sculpture and art that enlivens creativity towards the self, the community and the environment.

She lives on her boat in London with her daughter and is an advocate of sail cargo, working on behalf of New Dawn Traders for Fairtransport

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