A Visual Journey
Lexi is Professor, Arts & Education in the Faculty of Education at Southern Cross University, Australia. She is an artist, writer and scholar whose chosen mediums are painting, photographs, poetry, critical walking inquiry and creative writing.
Movement and journeying are large themes in her work, as are the Arts, Arts-based research and A/r/tography. Her most recent work explores environmental and climate change education through the lens of the Visual Arts and participatory a/r/tography with children (3-17 years), young people (18+) and Seniors.
Lexi is committed to equity and social justice, and her spirited advocacy of a high quality Arts education for all expands across three decades.
Lexi is a multi-award winning teacher and researcher known internationally for her work in Arts-Based Educational Research [ABER], A/r/tography and Walking Inquiry (Walkography). She was previously a Secondary Visual Atrs teacer and leader for 25 years in New South Wales and Canada. Current research interests include:
participatory research with children and young people, particularly youth at risk;
environmental education and climate change;
publishing with her postgraduate students from their projects;
Painting, Printmaking and Photography.
For more information go to https://researchportal.scu.edu.au/esploro/profile/overview?institution=61SCU_INST
Lasczik, A., Rousell, D. & Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A. (in press, 2022). Walking as critical inquiry. Springer.
Lasczik, A. & Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A. (in press, 2021). Arts-based Thought Experiments for a Posthuman Earth: A Touchstones Companion. Brill.
Lasczik, A., Rousell, D., Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A., Irwin, R.L. & Lee, N. (in press, 2021). Walking with A/r/tography. Palgrave Macmillan.
Lasczik, A., Rousell, D. & Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A. (2021). Walking as a radical and critical art of inquiry: Embodiment, place and entanglement. International Journal of Education through Art, 17(1)
Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A., Malone, K., Lasczik, A., Rousell, D. (2020). Collaborative Theory Mapping in the Anthropocene: Lines, Knots and Knotting. Australian Journal of Environmental Education.
Cutter-Mackenzie-Knowles, A., Lasczik, A., Boyd, W., Logan, M., Turner, A. & Wilks, J. (2019). Touchstones for Deterritorializing Socioecological Learning: The Anthropocene, Posthumanism and Commonworlds as Creative Milieux. Palgrave Macmillan.
July 12, 2023
Knight, L. & Lasczik Cutcher, A. (Eds.). (2018). Arts-research-education: Connections and directions. Springer.
July 2024 - May 2025
Lasczik Cutcher, A. & Irwin, R.L. (Eds.). (2018). The Flâneur and Education Research: A Metaphor for Knowing, Being Ethical, and New Data Production. Palgrave Macmillan.
Lasczik Cutcher, A.J. (2018). Moving-With & Moving-Through Homelands, Languages & Memory: An Arts-based Walkography. Brill|Sense Publishers.
Cutcher, A.J. (2015). Displacement, identity and belonging: An arts-based, Auto/biographical portrayal of ethnicity & experience. Sense Publishers.