With a background in European Arts, Mary Jane makes, produces and curates art projects inspired by science, politics and technology. Her career has focused on creative producing, social policy and social finance.
Mary Jane is currently researching the potential of artistic interventions to foster a sense of connectedness between individuals and communities, and encourage positive behaviour change in relation to social justice and climate change issues.
She also co-founded an independent research agency exploring the relationship between emerging models of digital innovation and the application of data science in the social sector and creative industries.
Mary Jane's studies and training have included periods at: Rose Bruford College, The Grotowski Institute in Poland, L’institute del Teatre in Barcelona, and The Radnotti Theatre in Budapest. Previous roles include: Head of Programme at FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Technology, Liverpool), Senior Producer at Metal, Liverpool, New Markets Lab, The Creative Society, The Old Vic Tunnels.
Andy is an award-winning creative producer who specialises in science/art projects and site-specific works. His work includes the critically acclaimed Enlightenment Café - a series of multidisciplinary art and science collaborations, notable productions include; Deadinburgh, Edinburgh and New Atlantis, London.
Andy was part of creative team for Utopia 2016, curating Paths to Utopia, a 3-month exhibition and events programme at Somerset House involving 500 participants across a range of art forms and academia.
Andy recently curated and produced Blood: Life Uncut for Science Gallery London and produced the Arts in Society programme with Somerset House Studios.
Andy has developed art/science projects with several high-profile institutions, including: European Space Agency, University of Edinburgh, UCL, KCL, Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Warwick. He has previously worked with: Punchdrunk, The Old Vic Tunnels, Southbank Centre, BBC.