Author Archives: indigowilling

SBS Story on a Bridge Across Skating, Academia and Vietnamese Community

Thanks to SBS News #myaustralia series and Naveen Razik for breaking stereotypes and doing this story on skateboarding, Asian Australian academic and Viet adoptee communities and how me and others carve a sense of home and belonging in them. Posted … Continue reading

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Art Fundraiser for Oz Bush Fires Appeals

  The past couple of months Australia has been facing a national emergency due to an unprecedented number of bush fires right across the country.  In January I am selling art works to raise money for two organisations – The … Continue reading

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Pushing Boarders article 2 for Yeah Girl

The second article (part 2 of 3) I wrote up featuring the perspectives of womxn and non-binary individuals who were at Pushing Boarders in Malmo, Sweden is now up at Yeah Girl. Photos by Norma Ibarra. Edited by Sarah Huston. ‘Get … Continue reading

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Pushing Boarders Videos of Talks Released – University of Skate: Support Your Local Academic

All the videos and audio of the talks at Pushing Boarders – an academic skateboarding conference held in Malmo, Sweden in August 2019 – have now been released. Was such an honour to be invited to talk on the Panel ‘The University … Continue reading

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Skate or die – or do research. What a time to be alive

    It seemed somehow fitting and was also one of the best birthday surprises ever that some sociological research I co-wrote about ageing skaters popped up in a Jenkem Magazine article on skate academia on 14 October 2019, just a … Continue reading

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New article about Pushing Boarders in Yeah Girl Media

New article about Pushing Boarders I wrote for Yeah Girl Media is now live – read here with photos by legend Norma Ibarra There’s an ethical turn in skateboarding and Pushing Boarders, the world’s first and largest academic skateboarding conference, illuminated that. The inaugural … Continue reading

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Consent is Rad in Skateism Mag

Thank you Skateism Magazine for writing an article about Consent is Rad, a no naming, shaming or blaming collaborative project with a focus on expressions of care, education and the promotion of consent as a positive part of how we interact … Continue reading

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