Malaysian-born Kevin Bathman is a designer, storyteller, curator and social change advocate based in Sydney. He is interested in using creativity to address environmental, cultural and social justice issues, and believes that the arts is an untapped avenue for catalysing change.
In 2013, Kevin co-founded an art for social change initiative called Carnival of the Bold, that seeks to champion the arts for social change. It is a movement of social change to create deeper engagement around social, cultural and humanitarian causes. The initiative showcases artists who use their art to enrich our cultural identity, explore shared values, spark imagination and empower communities. With an Indian/Chinese ancestry, Kevin has been researching the history, connections and cross-cultural stories between the Chinese and Indian culture for his project, The Chindian Diaries.