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Jay Springett is an Artist Without Art.

A Solarpunk, writer and strategist for hybrid environments.
His concerns are with culture, technology and the environment.

He is currently writing his first public book: Land As Platform

If you’d like to support Jay’s work,
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About

Jay has written online under the handle @thejaymo since 2001.

He was selected as one of WeAreEurope’s 64 Faces of Europe in 2019 and speaks regularly at arts and cultural events. Reach out if you’d like him to speak at your event. Previously: Unsound Festival (PL), Sonar+D (ES), Fiber Festival (NL), Border Sessions (NL), Transmediale (DE).

Jay is a long time admin on Solarpunks.net. A website dedicated to the emerging movement in speculative fiction, art, fashion and activism that seeks to answer and embody the question β€œwhat does a sustainable civilisation look like, and how can we get there?”.
He has described Solarpunk as a memetic engine. A cultural tool that can power the β€˜refuturing’ our collective imagination needs.

He is a founding member of the decentralised creative exchange Guild.is. A fellow of the Royal Society of Arts (FRSA), and affiliated with the Institute for Atemporal Studies.

He also concept curates the ‘theory object’ #stacktivism. β€˜A term that attempts to give form to a critical conversation & line of enquiry around infrastructure & the relationship we have to it’.

Jay was the co-designer of the SCIM (Simple Critical Infrastructure Maps) Icon Set. He co-founded The Thought Menu, a nomadic talks series in 2012.

Shows

Jay currently hosts the weekly personal podcast Permanently Moved.
A podcast 301 seconds in length. Written, recorded and edited in one hour.

And the ‘gentle youtube webshow’ Come Internet With Me.

Work

Jay worked in the HR tech and Talent Strategy consulting sectors for a decade.
He is now a freelance consultant. Assisting organisations to navigate emerging high growth and complex hybrid environments.

He is available for strategy work across domains with a focus on: Emerging metaverse technologies and trends. Web3/Dweb product development. Building and scaling regenerative business cultures, and executing healthy narrative strategies.

Jay has worked extensively in Blockchain and the Distributed Web since 2015.

He prioritises work that values prefigurative futures, employee agency, and innovative company forms.

Jay sits on several organisation’s advisory groups and coaches several CxO’s 1-2-1.

Jay has been meditating seriously since 2012 and has written a popular chapbook on the subject under a pseudonym. He sometimes thinks it has ruined his life. He is also a wizard.

If you have seen something you like or are interested in working alongside/collaborating or consulting please don’t hesitate to contact him here.


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