1. RA Walden’s work is concerned with physicality and its interplay with other social categorisations and power differentials.
  2. At the core of their practice is an interrogation of entangled embodiment under late stage capitalism.
  3. Walden’s work questions contemporary western society's relationship with care, tenderness and fragility in relation to our bodies, our communities and our failing ecosystems. 
  4. They explore this through lenses of crip theory, queer theory, sci-fi, speculative fiction and disobedient archives.  
  5. Walden is interested in our ability and failure to navigate physicality, interdependency and vulnerability both communally and individually. 
  6. How can access remain generative? 
  7. What are the limits of translation? 
  8. What can we find at the edges and boundary layers of ability and somatic experience?
  9. Recent work seeks to disturb overly simplistic understandings of the disabled body, looking to bring an ethic of care, a connection between the land and the body, and a cripped concept of performance into conversation with their work.
  10. Walden understands world-building not as a visionary tool for an imagined future, but as an embodied methodology for the now.
  11. Their practice spans text, sculpture, printed matter, performance and video, all of which is undertaken with a socially engaged and research-led working methodology.