CV

Currently

Lecturer & Tutor, Goldsmiths, University of London
[January 2013 – Present]

Lecturer/tutor in the Design Department at Goldsmiths. Course convenor of BA1 Methods & Processes.

PHD Candidate, Goldsmiths, University of London
[October 2016 – Due for completion July 2020]

Designing Unlikely Futures? Empirical Speculation & Prototyping in the European Borderscape
(AHRC Design Star funded.)

Exhibitions, Talks, Papers, Publications etc.

Calais Then (2016), and Then (2019).
Film screening at REFUGOV conference, Luxembourg [2020]

Calais Then (2016), and Then (2019) and Calais After the Jungle (Photo Essay).
Published in Mobilities issue of Public Seminar, The New School, New York [2019]

Designing Unlikely Futures?
Talk given to Parsons students, The New School, New York [2019]

Designing Unlikely Futures?
Talk given to Wesleyan University students, Connecticut [2019]

Design Unlikely Futures and The ‘Jungle’
Talk given at A conversation on connecting racism and migration. Goldsmiths, London [2017]

Design Unlikely Futures and The ‘Jungle’
Talk and film screening at Contested Borderscapes conference, Transnational Geographies vis-à-vis Fortress Europe. Mytilene, Lesvos, Greece [2017]

Autonomous Broadcast Bike, The System of Systems & Conversation, broadcasting from Lesvos
Film screening and panel discussion as part of Design Unlikely Futures | The System of Systems Goldsmiths, London:  [2017]

Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle
Exhibition and paper given at Nordes conference, Oslo, Norway [2017]

Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle
Exhibition and essay as part of the System of Systems, Athens, Greece [2017]

Design Unlikely Futures and the Jungle
Film screening and panel at Wounded Places Symposium, Parsons, NYC [2017]

Making in the Jungle & Design Unlikely Futures
Talk given at Maker Assembly (public event), Sheffield, UK [2016]

Design Unlikely Futures
Talk given at Practices of Design, Goldsmiths, UK [2016]

Goldsmiths Research Enterprise Committee funding award [2016]

AHRC Design Star funding award [2016]

Design the End of the World
Talk and workshop at Arts Academy University of Split, Croatia [2015]

Four Chairs in Four Days
Exhibition at Mill Co, London [2012]

Four Chairs in Four Days
Exhibition at London Design Festival, UK: [2012]

Four Chairs in Four Days
Exhibition at MOST, Milan, Italy [2012]

Brick Replacement Service
Exhibition for Architecture for Humanity’s ‘Ideas on a postcard’, London [2012]

Interiors UK: JAILmake [2012]

Brick Replacement Service
Exhibition at Dezeen space, London [2011]

JAILmake- Plantable
Exhibition at Designers Block, London Design Festival [2011]

PIRATE UTOPIAS: ‘Machines for believing in’, London [2009]

The Design Factory
Exhibition and performance at New Designers, London [2009]

Made in 24hrs
Event, performance and exhibition at London Design Festival, UK [2008]

Previous experience

Lecturer & Tutor, Goldsmiths, University of London
[January 2013 – Present]

Visiting lecturer/tutor in the Design Department at Goldsmiths, teaching on a range of briefs including ‘Sets & Props’, ‘Design and the Zombie Dawn’, ‘Escape’ and ‘The Environment Keeps Happening To Me’.

Freelance designer
[January 2013 – September 2017]

Working across a number of projects from outdoor public furniture to museum interactives.

Clients included:

Future Cities Catapult – Demonstrator space [2015]

Lead designer for exhibition, space and furniture for the new demonstrator space in their building in Clerkenwell.

Microsoft – Wearable research project/pollution badge [2014]

Designing a speculative workshop dealing with new wearable technology.

London College of Fashion – Various exhibitions [2014]

Leading a small team to design, build and install various exhibitions for LCF’s graduating students.

ITV – Wiggly bench [2013]

Lead designer of outdoor public furniture piece for public plaza outside the new ITV building in Manchester. Project management as well as overseeing fabrication, production and installation by fabricators in Preston.

National Maritime Museum – Visions of the Universe  [2013]

Installation, design and build of electronic components for ‘Mars Window’.

JAILmake, London
Founding Partner [December 2010 – December 2012]

As a founding partner at JAILmake I ran a trans-disciplinary studio and workshop that took on a wide range of creative projects. Clients included Glastonbury Festival, Anish Kapoor studio, Tom Dixon studio, London College of Fashion, Museum of Science and Industry and Lowe and Partners.

Innopia, San Sebastian
Designer & Researcher [January 10 – June 10]

Kin Design, London
Designer [September 09 – December 2010]

Dunne & Raby, London
Internship [July 08 – August 08]

Made in 24hrs, London
Paice/ISA charity supported project [August & September 2008]

Eco e Narcisso, Turin
Designer & Researcher [June 08 – August 08]

Qualifications

Goldsmiths, University of London [Oct 06 – July 09]
BA Design (First class honours)

Buckinghamshire Chilterns University College
 [Sep 05 – Jun 06
]
Foundation Studies: Art & Design.

Hardware skills

Metal: welding (MIG, TIG, Stick), brazing, soldering, cutting, marking, turning, machining
Wood: General carpentry and joinery skills, cutting, gluing, routing, sawing
CNC machining, 3d Printing (Makerbot)
Sewing
Photographing/Film making
Electronics, Arduino
Measuring
Good ability to read and understand technical drawings

Software skills

InDesign, Illustrator, Photoshop, Lighroom
Rhino, Vectorworks, V-Ray
Production of technical drawings and design detailing
Web (xhtml, css, php, mysql)
Digital video (Premiere, Final cut, Flash, etc.)
Coding in Arduino & Processing
Admin (MS Word, Excel, Powerpoint)