Nithya Iyer is a Melbourne-based arts researcher, writer and performer. Her work applies somatic, psycho-spatial and socio-political ideas to experimental live art processes. Trained for 12 years at the Chandrabhanu Bharatalaya Academy, she is currently undertaking her Masters in Therapeutic Arts Practice at the Melbourne Institute of Experiential and Creative Art Therapy.
An online symposium exploring ideas of basic income and the need for an approach to economy that puts creativity and care at its centre. Led by a panel of artists, researchers, economists, scientists and philosophers, the symposium responds to current and ongoing planetary crises, and positions creativity and social ecology as integral to shaping policy and systems of value.