Aisha Shillingford

Innovation & Design Lead
Intelligent Mischief

Originally from Trinidad and Tobago, Aisha Shillingford is a conceptual social practice artist activist, designer, social movement strategist and trickster who has been living in the USA since 1998. With over 18 years of community organizing and movement building experience, Aisha dreams of a day when we all are living the truth that community is the answer to every problem and when we are truly prefiguring the community we wish to see in our everyday practices as change makers. She is a commitment to spiritual, social and cultural transformation from a world of dominance, extraction and violence to love, regeneration and interdependence.

As half of the Intelligent Mischief creative agency Aisha experiments with ways to integrate transformative social change into artistic and cultural multi-platform immersive experiences.

She is obsessed with the role of mestizaje and creolization in fostering cultural shift and is trying to get free.

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