Every summer the Bartlett opens up its doors to A-level students for a two week crash course in Architecture or the build Environment. I joined a unit run by Tomas Klassnik on their whistle stop tour of London’s design museums and architecurtal marvels he group paused at Robin Hood Gardens in Polar, the 1970’s council housing complex is due […]
The other side, half a cinema
Research is the most essential part of all my work as I am often telling stories about technologies and diseases which are under represented and miss understood in the public domain.
Alison Thomson and I were invited by the Anthropology department at Goldsmiths University to present at a recent two day conference focussing on engaging tactics. We presented together under the working title “Nil by mouth”.
Walls is a hyperlocal social tool to help people re-engage with their surroundings. This project was started by Gerard Rallo while researching the future of culture and social engagement with Wieden + Kennedy. I joined the team as Co-founder working with Gerard to iterate the service and communicate its worth to potential users and investors. www.walls.im We […]
Behind the walls of Bishops Palace is a last stand for un-networked biology. Now that the government is using wireless networks to control the growth and production of pharmaceuticals in our hedge rows and window boxes there is little left growing that wont meet its end in a processing plant, and finally find its way onto our shelves.
In Marcel Proust’s “Search of Lost Time” we are all lead through his insight into the process of memory via his recollection of the Madeline cake soaked in tea. This became the starting point for my investigation into digital versus actual memory. The ubiquitous nature of the digital camera and the ease of publishing and sharing […]
Films I have written and directed or assisted in the production of. Being Better Writer & Director DOP -Laurentia Genske Sound – Ludwig Zeller Measured Living Writer & Director DOP -Laurentia Genske Sound – Ludwig Zeller Walls promo film Shoot produce and edit Networked Organics Writer & Director DOP – James Gilpin Jaywick Escapes (A somewhere film) […]
A reactive glass sculpture augmented with electronics and speakers that draws in an audience to engage with music in a gallery context. Helge Fischer and I were Invited to take part in the If You Could Collaborate exhibition which featured the artwork produced by 33 pairings at the A Foundation Gallery, Rochelle School in London. Exhibited Art WorksProject partner – Helge […]
Created some land art for the Secrete Garden Party with the Guys at Roding Projects
Illustrations Commissioned to help me talk about Diabetes to an audience with limited or no knowledge of the disease. David Sparshott spent a couple of hours illustrating some of the equipment for me.
The users are not fad dieters or methamphetamine addicts, but people with diabetes. And the subject of their rhapsodies is not a gray-market diet pill sold on late-night television but Byetta, a federally approved diabetes medicine, available only by prescription, whose popularity and sales have soared since its introduction last June. The drug seems so effective for weight […]
Insulin analogues are the most recent biotechnology products used in the treatment of diabetes and are designed to have absorption profiles that more nearly mimic the action of normal insulin production by the body than synthetic ‘human’ insulin. However, analogues differ in their biological effects with unknown consequences, such as their effects on:
• Mitogenicity [promotion of division and proliferation of any cell, including tumour cells]
• Apoptosis [see glossary].
• Glucose and lipid metabolism.
• Thrombocyte function.
• Protein degradation.