Nerida Ross

“being a producer, the two most important things are feeding people and telling them what time it is” – Neridah Ross

“stuff leads to stuff” – Nerida Ross

Nerida Ross gets excited about things and making them happen. She also dances excellently at events like after pARTY (co-founded with Anna Kirk) and spreads the good word for FBi Culture guide.

we cover:

  • knowing your capacity
  • not faffing
  • valuing peoples time
  • “doing things with other people is way more fun”
  • Lewis McKirdy (of JJJ) todo list tattoo
  • games theory = giving scaffold
  • top down resources meeting the grass roots resources
  • a systemic lack of trust
  • science funding
  • no strings attached money = experimentation
  • doing is like walking – steps to take
  • competence to fuel confidence
  • “giving yourself the permission to work” – matt cornell
  • “knowing what to be stressed about” – Neridah Ross
  • attending to the sick and attending to the well
  • “i want nice people to win in this game” – Neridah Ross
  • stability vs creativity
  • “dance more, be content with where you are” – Neridah Ross



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Matt Cornell is based in the Asia-Pacific region and grew up in Darwin, on Larrakia land. He works through dance, choreography, sound, photography, and discussion to question the arbitrary configuration of systems, and is passionate about overcoming cognitive bias... to ask better questions… to dissolve malignant social narratives.

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