Adam Stark is a specialist in interactive music technology and co-founder of the interactive arts technology studio Codasign.
He wrote a PhD on using intelligent digital technologies to create new forms of interaction in live music performances and art installations, completed at the Centre for Digital Music at Queen Mary, University of London. He has worked with artists including Imogen Heap, Di Mainstone and Sarah Nicolls and exhibited work at the National Portrait Gallery, Shunt Lounge and Novas CUC. He is also a performing musician, using interactive technology as part of the six-piece instrumental band Rumour Cubes.
Alan Stuart is the project manager for The WOW Agency
The WOW agency – a unique initiative embedded within the Faculty of Computing at London Metropolitan University. The WOW Agency places top students and graduates into real client-driven projects at low cost to business – with clients ranging from digital start-ups through to Comic Relief. He now oversees a portfolio of over 100 projects for start-ups / SME’s and Social Enterprise, working closely with academics to identify new breakthrough talent, creativity, enterprising students and innovative minds. A new initiative - WOWBiz offers Start-Ups, SME’s and Social Enterprises a fantastic opportunity to have small to medium size projects delivered for FREE.
Alan believes passionately in the opportunity for student and graduate talent to be given a truly dynamic and creative platform from which to showcase breakthrough-thinking, motivation and innovation and is committed to supporting the needs of start-ups / SME’s and Social Enterprise today while developing the workforce of the future
Senior Lecturer Applied Performance at Queen Mary University of London
He has worked in the fields of Applied Performance and Development Theatre for twenty five years, including twenty at the Education Department of Glyndebourne Opera and nearly fifteen at Queen Mary, University of London, in what has over that period become the top Drama Department for research in the UK. Ali is one of the leading exponents and adaptors of the techniques of his teacher and mentor the late Augusto Boal, the legendary Brazilian founder of the Theatre of the Oppressed movement.
Owner, Kreative Katalyst
Illugi Eysteinsson is an architect/educator with a Masters degree in both Architecture and Fine Arts and a PgCert in teaching art and design. illugi has extensive experience facilitating art/architectural workshops for communities and schools, having worked as public art consultant, artist and scenic architect in the entertainment industry for fifteen years. He was recently the facilitator for the Eat London fod installation. Other projects have taken place in countries including USA, Iceland, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, UK, Germany and Turkey. Currently Illugi is involved in developing creativity and drawing workshops for disadvantaged youth.