MV Works selection announcement

By Makerversity

MVWORKS 2015/2016 participants have been selected. The panel read over a 110 applications, discussed in depth and at the end of the many stages of selection, nine victors have been singled out from the competition. Watch the film to find out what the panel really thought of the applications submitted.

This is just the beginning for the group, who’ll be embarking on their personal projects during the programme as well as collective activities. They’ll be taking part in monthly crits, field trips, personal development workshops and beyond.

Get to know the MVWORKS 15/16 group

BeccaBecca Rose
A designer and educator. She makes work at the intersection of craft and technology, and designs playful and interactive curriculum, tools, and events for learning electronics and programming.

Common Works
A multidisciplinary design studio specialising in interactions, moving image and art direction.

Harry-sanderson-photo_0Harry Sanderson
A CSM graduate who uses moving image and technology to create installations.

Lawrence Lek
Simulation artist with a background in architecture and music, creating utopian virtual worlds based on real places

Liam Donovan
An artist and researcher working at the intersection of the digital and the physical, with an interest in developing better tools to do so.

Liz Ciokajlo
The project’s aim is to use the mechanical properties of our foot skin to inspire and inform the design of 3D printed shoes. Liz is the lead designer on the project with collaborative input from artist Rhian Solomon of sKINship, bio medical engineer Manolis Papastravou and advice from medical reconstructive surgeons.

Matthew Plummer-Fernandez
Interests span algorithmic systems, bots, copyright, file-sharing and working with 3D model files. He is also known for his blog Algopop that documents how algorithmic systems increasingly mediate popular life and culture.

Creators of machines for indie-manufacture, their mission is to make the tools of mass production accessible to everyday people.

Tom Armitage & Richard Birken
Tom Armitage is a technologist, designer and writer. He makes systems, tools, toys, and art out of hardware, software, and the network. Richard Birkin is a composer and creative technologist, known for combining his own modern classical music with touch-sensitive installations and experimental digital manifestations.


To find out more about the selection panel head over to MV.WORKS.

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