People are important. They sort of make the world go round, and working with people is something we like a lot. We thought it would be nice to speak about some of these people here.
Jam Jar people
Likes: electronics, making things, cups of tea, music, learning, skateboarding
In brief: Background in theatre and music production, now I spend a lot of time organising things and making stuff. Currently really getting into Arduino boards and Processing. I like how the internet makes things easy and quick to share too.
Personal website: stuartchilds.com
Likes: Simplicity/ invention/ design/ experimental film/ ideas for world domination/ comedy
In Brief: Drystone waller turned film maker/animator/VJ/educator, now an artist/entrepreneur/projection bomber interested using technology/ intervention as a medium for social change.Â Currently researching experimental projection methods from moving vehicles/ interactive programming and blending tea.
Personal website: Davelynch.net
Likes: Cake, making things out of programming code and cycling
In brief: A computer scientist with a BTEC in Fine Art doing serious stuff with computers but trying to find a fun place where art meets technology.
Personal website: www.nogginbox.co.uk
Likes: running workshops, fixing bikes, making things that provoke thought, Aikido, making music.
In Brief: got a degree in electronic engineering but took 10 years to work out how to use those skills for good! Now working with sustainable technology, cutting carbon through behaviour change, designing hands-on creative technical workshops for kids and adults.
Personal website: mattvenn.net
Likes: Lasers, sweets, ball runs, electricity
In brief: A engineer with a love for building and making. Â Projects include a RGB laser projector, ball bearing runs and tesla coils.
Some of the people we’ve worked with in the past few years – in no particular order.