Allister Gall works across film, moving image art and the creation of participatory environments. Since 2010, he has been exploring the idea of Imperfect Cinema that focuses on the emancipatory potential of imperfection and DIY punk principles, opening up spaces for collective experiences, aesthetic experimentation and social interaction. www.imperfectcinema.com / allistergall.net.
Jane Grant explores historical and contemporary scientific concepts focusing on neuroscience and astrophysics. She creates artworks and writing that engage the phenomenological aspects of these ideas in order to create ‘other worlds’. She is developing a series of site-based artworks about desire, longing and disappearance through the concept of the multiverse and solar physics. Her interdisciplinary research interests span inhabitation, immersion and the non-human. www.janegrant.org/
Anya Lewin explores artists' moving images and the spaces they can occupy along with the larger context of artistic research. She is currently focusing on the narrative moving image in the gallery and experimental biography and has just completed a trilogy of moving image installations, which explore the intersection of personal and public archives and her own family connection with screen history. www.imadeitup.info.
Heidi Morstang works with contemporary photography and experimental documentary films. Her practice-based research explores the significance of landscape; she is interested in the social, cultural, environmental and archaeological histories embedded in landscapes. The majority of her work is created in the Nordic Arctic region, often in collaboration with scientists and various academic disciplines such as forensic archaeology, political and cultural history, the sciences, geo-sciences and pure mathematics. www.hcmorstang.co.uk.
Kayla Parker is an artist film-maker who creates innovative works for cinema, gallery, public and online spaces using film-based and digital technologies. Her research interests centre around subjectivity and place, embodiment and technological mediation, from feminist perspectives, with a particular interest in the interrelationship between still and moving image, and new materialism. www.kaylaparker.co.uk
Angela Piccini works across moving image, performance, writing and installation to explore 'archaeology' as a set of aesthetic, cultural and social tools for understanding the complexity of material agency. She is interested in the ways in which performance, media, technologies and infrastructures intra-act through the material traces of the past to co-create place, land, belonging and exclusion. Her interdisciplinary critical writing and practice-based research often focus on methods and processes of collaboration, social practice and co-production. http://37looestreet.org/
Andrew Prior is a media artist and musician. His research interests are around media archaeology, post-digitality, and t(h)inkering – that is, thinking through tinkering or vice versa. His music has been released with Nonclassical, 4AD, Yacht Club and Counter Records, an imprint of Ninjatune. He has had work performed and exhibited in New York, Tokyo, Aarhus, Roskilde, London, Brno and Zilina.
Helen Pritchard is an artist and geographer whose interdisciplinary work brings together the fields of Computational Aesthetics, Geography, Design and Feminist TechnoScience. Her practice is both one of writing and making and these two modes mutually inform each other in order to consider the impact of computational practices on our engagement with environments. http://www.helenpritchard.info/
Simon Standing explores our relationship to sacred and secular architectural environments through photographic research, the current focus of which is urban development on the island of Cyprus undertaken within a recent artist residency. Further research explores his relationship with Gothic cathedrals across Europe that have been a very particular element of his personal and photographic identity over the last 30 years.
Hannah Wood is a narrative experience designer, writer, director and developer working at the intersection of narrative and player agency in interactive forms – from video and pervasive games to immersive media, theatre and performance art. She is interested in supervising research students in interactive and immersive story and creative practice. https://storyjuice.co.uk/