Jay Jordan

Jay (formerly John) Jordan (they/them) is labelled a “Domestic Extremist” by the police, and “a magician of rebellion” by the press. Part-time author, sex worker and full time trouble maker, Jay is a lover of edges, especially between art and activism. They Co-founded Reclaim the street and the clown army, have choreographed carnivalesque riots, written a BBC radio play , facilitated community rituals, always applying joy and creativity to resistance. Education has always been central to their work, they deserted the academy in 2004 to apply pedagogy to social movements. Jay co facilitates the Laboratory of Insurrectionary Imagination  based on the ZAD of Notre-Dame-des-Landes, where creative direct action stopped a destructive airport project.