Join us for the July edition of Maker Monday, we invite you to push the boundaries with two special guests who will challenge, provoke and inspire.
Join us for the July edition of Maker Monday, our monthly slice of inspiration from the creative and tech worlds.
Our first speaker is Sarah Ellis, award-winning producer and Director of Digital Development for the Royal Shakespeare Company.
In 2016 she was awarded The Hospital Club and Creatives Industries award for cross-industry collaboration for her work on The Tempest in collaboration with Intel and in association with The Imaginarium Studios. In 2013 she was listed in the top 100 most influential people working in Gaming and Technology by The Hospital Club and Guardian Culture Professionals. In partnership with Google’s Creative Lab, she recently produced Midsummer Night’s Dreaming which won two Lovie Awards for Innovation and Experimentation. As a theatre and spoken word producer, she has worked with the Old Vic Tunnels, Battersea Arts Centre, Birmingham REP, Contact, Freeword, Improbable, Southbank Centre, Soho Theatre, and Shunt. She has been Head of Creative Programmes at the Albany Theatre and Programme Manager for Apples & Snakes, England’s leading performance poetry organisation. She is a regular speaker and commentator on digital arts practice – http://www.theguardian.com/culture-professionals-network/2015/jan/20/rsc-digital-development-tech-shakespeare.
Our second speaker is digital artist and animator, Coral Manton.
Coral Manton is an interdisciplinary artist, technologist, researcher and curator. Her research interests include immersive technologies, exhibitions, cultural collections, data visualisation, AI and game design. She promotes women in code through live-coding at Algoraves and AI Activism. She is a member of the i-DAT Research and Design Collective, a resident at The Pervasive Media Studio, a Fellow at BOM and Research Affiliate of the British Library. For Maker Monday, Coral will present some of her most recent projects and collaborations.
As always, we will keep the inspiration flowing with free drinks and food.
Places are limited and will go fast and booking is essential.
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