Kevin Bathman

Kevin Bathman is a social entrepreneur, designer, communications specialist, event curator, storyteller, writer and social change advocate. With over 15 years in the mainstream advertising, marketing and graphic design industries, he has worked for big brands and, in the past 5 years, has shifted his focus to use creativity to address environmental, cultural and social justice issues.

Currently, Kevin consults with the NSW Multicultural Health Communications Services on numerous multicultural communication and social marketing projects for government health projects. He believes that the arts is an untapped avenue for catalysing change. As the founder of social enterprise Coalition of Mischief, Kevin has worked on numerous social justice projects with not-for-profit and arts organisations in strategy, campaigns and communications.

He is a passionate diversity advocate and is interested in engaging with culturally and linguistically diverse communities. He co-founded Carnival of the Bold, a movement of arts for social change, and is Arts Editor for Right Now, a not-for-profit media organisation focused on human right issues in Australia.

His capabilities span across campaign execution, graphic design, strategy development (creative, digital, marketing, social media; social enterprise; project management; web/platform development), event curation and arts engagement.

Since 2012, Kevin has been researching the history, connections and cross-cultural stories between the Chinese and Indian cultures for his project The Chindian Diaries.

Selected works

'Have they forsaken their country?', Jom Magazine, August 31, 2014.

'Chindian Diaries', Peril, October 26, 2015.