Siobhan O’Neill is an artist, facilitator and producer who works with and in response to individuals and communities, creating participatory performances and encounters as a collaborative investigation in to lived experience. She explores the territories of public and personal memory, pedagogy and place, with an attentiveness to models of co-creation. Projects manifest in a range of different sites and in varying forms including performance, installation, video and text. As an artist researcher and certified Skinner Releasing Dance teacher, she is also interested in the interrelations between somatic experience, corporeal memory and the enmeshment of narrative and embodied modes of theatre-making. Siobhan will introduce her practice and current research on “Wastes and Strays: The Past, Present and Future of English Urban Commons”, exploring collaborative, participatory approaches to community narratives and urban commons.