Not Your Status Quo: Cyborg Shamanism and Its Creator. A Conversation with Adah Parris

CLC Advisors
i.e. by CLC Advisors
14 min readFeb 2, 2020


Photo: Cindy Chin

By Cindy Chin, CEO CLC Advisors

This article is part of a series of articles on design thinking and thought leaders that transform into what we at CLC Advisors call “i.e.,” the “idea economy.” Where ideas become and transform into widgets for those who choose to dare mighty things to build something bigger than themselves. We are explorers of the universe.

Adah Parris is a storyteller and creator of Cyborg Shamanism. Through her storytelling, she empathetically subverts the status quo by encouraging her audiences to become critical thinkers, philosophers and immersive storytellers themselves.

With over 20 years experience in transforming cultures to create human blockchains, Parris has worked with businesses and individuals in advertising, education, entertainment, entrepreneurship, marketing, media and technology start-ups.

I met Adah last summer at Kinnernet Venice at H-Farm in Roncade, Italy. Needless to say, her exuberance, energy, and gift of storytelling transcended from the real world into the spiritual. Read on to learn more.