Anna Ploszajski is an award-winning materials scientist, engineer and communicator, and in 2017 was named Young Engineer of the Year by the Royal Academy of Engineering. She regularly performs stand-up comedy about materials and engineering at venues from the local pub to the Edinburgh Fringe, and was a UK finalist of FameLab 2017, the world’s biggest science communication competition.
Antonio Roberts is a New Media artist and Curator based in Birmingham, UK. His practices explore what ownership and authorship mean in an age impacted by digital technology.
His visual and performance work has been featured at galleries and festivals including Glitch Moment/ums at Furtherfield Gallery, London (2013), Loud Tate: Code at Tate Britain (2014), glitChicago at the Ukrainian Institute of Modern Art in Chicago, US (2014), Permission Taken at Birmingham Open Media and University of Birmingham (2015-2016), Common Property at Jerwood Arts, London (2016), Ways of Something at Whitney Museum of American Art, New York (2017), Green Man Festival, Wales (2017) and Barbican, London (2018).
He has curated exhibitions and projects including Birmingham (2011), the Birmingham editions of Bring Your Own Beamer (2012, 2013), µChip 3 (2015), Stealth (2015), and No Copyright Infringement Intended (2017).
He is Curator at Vivid Projects.
Clare Jonas has a PhD in psychology and is an expert on human perception. By day, she is a science communicator who explains the ins and outs of cancer research! By night, she is also a science communicator, but about psychology! At weekends, she has a nice rest by going for walks in north London and trying to guess what other people’s dogs are called. Clare runs That Thinking Feeling, a blog about the everyday questions that psychology can answer.
Deerful is Emma Winston, a singer, producer, and multi-instrumentalist based in London. She writes electropop about feelings, sometimes in the music programming environment ixi lang and sometimes on miniature synthesisers, and exists in a perpetual state of being far too excited about making things.
Hector Dyer is a writer and performance maker who works as a creative producer for The Liminal Space who use art and design to create groundbreaking experiences that transform what people think, feel and do.
Josie Blue Molloy is an artist and printmaker based in London. her work explores texture, light, materials, colour and space through a range of craft and printmaking techniques. Fuelled by her love of architecture and colour, and movements such as the Bauhaus and brutalism, her bold, crisp style, creates images with depth, surface texture and simplicity. She is currently working at Wimbledon College of Art as a specialist printmaking technician as well as continuing her own practise and running workshops in numerous museums and art centres across the country.
Kate Fagan is Head of Production at The Smalls, The Smalls is a video commissioning platform that connects its community of 17,000+ independent filmmakers and production companies with brands and agencies who need video. By combining advertising expertise and service with boundless creativity, The Smalls’ direct-to -source model offers a streamlined, time efficient way to create video content. The Smalls’ offering is rooted in quality and authenticity, born out of The Smalls Film Festival (since 2006).
Pippa Sa is a facilitator, performer and co-director of Bechdel Theatre, a campaign that highlights underrepresented voices in theatre through a feminist lens.
Priya Jay is Curatorial Trainee at Barbican and Iniva. She worked with the curator of Daria Martin’s commission for The Curve, Tonight the World.
Realf Heygate (b.1994, Leicester, UK) lives and works in London. Heygate graduated from BA Fine Art Central St Martins (2017). Selected group exhibitions include Through the Looking Glass at Cob Gallery, Elephant x Griffin Art Prize at Elephant West; Form at Cob Gallery (2018); Woon Foundation Prize at Baltic 39 (2017). Awards include Central St Martins Associate Studio Programme (2017-19); Elephant x Griffin Art Prize shortlist (2018); Woon Foundation Prize shortlist (2017).
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