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Quiet Please: A Personal Exploration of Public Inclusivity

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
7/5/24

Earlier this year, artist Gaelle Chassery undertook a residency with Neuk Collective, looking into quiet spaces in public life. In this post, Gaelle shares her findings and her thoughts on the critical need for these […]

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Meet the artist – Funmi Lijadu

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
30/4/24

This month we meet Funmi Lijadu – Neuk Collective member, writer, and collage artist with an interest in social issues, identity and surrealism. Profile by Elspeth Wilson Hi Funmi! Could you tell us a bit more about […]

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Meet the Artist – Elspeth Wilson

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
19/2/24

We meet Elspeth Wilson – writer, poet, and Neuk Collective member – to talk embodiment, appreciating pop culture, and finding community with other artists. Hi Elspeth! Could you say a little bit about who you […]

Protected: Neuk Exhibition 2024 – Visit to Patriothall

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
25/1/24

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Meet the Artist – Gaelle Chassery

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
24/1/24

We meet Gaelle Chassery, Neuk Collective member and textile artist, to talk about her work, the beauty to be found in neurodivergent spaces, and ways the art world can effect real change for neurodivergent and […]

A Visit to the V&A With Sensory Consequences

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
13/12/23

Guest blog post by Neuk Collective member Libby Lilburn This a review of my visit to the V&A Dundee, through the lens of someone who is Autistic, has Sensory Integration Dysfunction[1] and Fibromyalgia, and my […]

Neuk Gift Guide 2023

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
8/11/23

It’s that time of year again! Christmas is just around the corner. If you’re looking for gifts for friends, or family, or want to treat yourself, why not support neurodivergent artists and creative businesses? To […]

Membership is open!

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
2/11/23

Want to join Neuk Collective? We’re accepting new members! Membership is now open until November 30th – sign up here: It’s free to join, and you get: Who can join? You must be We also […]

Accessiblity Centred

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
11/11/21

We can hardly believe it but in just one week’s time we will be installing our exhibition at Custom Lane gallery! So, now might be a good time to talk a bit about some of […]

About Neuk Collective

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
5/11/21

Neuk Collective is a new collective of neurodivergent artists, formed as part of a project funded as part of Creative Scotland’s Create:Inclusion funding stream. Over the next year, we will be working on a manifesto […]

Neurodivergent Artists – What’s holding us back?

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
1/3/21

Last year Neuk Collective conducted two surveys investigating the experiences of neurodivergent artists in Scotland. We wanted to find out what ND people felt the barriers to them working in the arts are, and what […]

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Survey Update

by Gaelle Chassery - guest author
31/1/21

Firstly we would like to say a massive thank you to everyone who took part in our survey and discussion events. We really appreciate people taking the time to talk to us about their experiences […]