Elspeth Tilley


Dr. Tilley’s transdisciplinary research creatively and critically explores art’s influences on public discourse and cultural change. She is an award-winning playwright specializing in works that address environmental and social justice crises. Concurrently her critical research investigates the ethics and appropriateness of methodologies for implementing and evaluating artistic activism, including the impacts of colonialism on how we understand artistic value. Elspeth is Professor of Creative Communication at Massey University, New Zealand.



Co-Lab Projects

Mapping Artistic Activism (MAAP)
Researcher and Member of the Steering Committee

Co-Lab Presentations

October 20, 2022
Research Partnership Models: Co-Developing Indigenous-led Evaluation for Creative Activism

Selected Bibliography

Open Access

Forthcoming – Open Access

Other publications