The project Fellows are a core group of people who have made a significant contribution to this project. The first six are listed here. A further set of Fellows will be announced soon.
|Nora McGregor is a Digital Curator in the Digital Scholarship department of the British Library. Her work explores how new technologies are shaping our research processes and environments in the 21st century and how that in turn will impact future British Library service provision. She recently led the exhibition Growing Knowledge: The Evolution of Research. Her current projects focus on supporting curatorial staff across the library as well as researchers to integrate and leverage digital tools and collections in their daily practice.|
|John Stack is Head of Tate Online, which sits within Tate’s Audiences and Media division. Working closely with colleagues across the organisation, he is responsible for setting and delivering Tate’s web strategy. Tate Online is now the UK’s number two arts website, attracting 1.8 million visitors each month, and has grown to over 420,000 pages. Following a two-year project, the site was relaunched in early 2012. John was previously Editor of contemporary art books series at Phaidon Press.|
|Jim Richardson is the founder of MuseumNext, Europe’s big conference on social and digital media for the museum sector. In 2000 he founded Sumo, a leading creative agency with an international reputation for promoting the arts through innovative marketing campaigns. Jim has worked with the directors and marketing teams of cultural organisations across the UK. As a speaker and author, Jim has shared his vision of evolving arts audiences – people who want to step beyond being treated as spectators and wish to actively engage with cultural organisations through their venue, website and brand. Over the past two years Jim has spoken at more than twenty conferences in six countries and has contributed to publications including The Art Newspaper, Arts Professional, Museums Journal, Museum Practice, Museum ID and Heritage 365 magazine.|
|Amy Twigger Holroyd is a designer, maker and researcher specialising in knitting, participation and sustainability. She founded her ‘slow fashion’ knitwear label, Keep & Share, in 2004 and in recent years her practice has developed to include the facilitation of amateur making through workshops and communal knitting projects. Amy is currently undertaking PhD research at Birmingham Institute of Art & Design, exploring the relationship between amateur making and well-being in relation to fashion, and the role of a designer-maker in supporting such activity.|
|Robert Waddilove is Executive Producer & Head of Post Production for Across The Pond Productions, the in-house video agency for Google Creative Lab EMEA. He has worked on a number of major campaigns, including most recently the relaunch of Google Art Project as well as the YouTube Symphony Orchestra I & II, The Google Story, Mr Porter launch film, Google Analytics ‘Online Checkout’ and Space Lab. Prior to joining ATP, Robert was a freelance Commercials Producer working for a variety of clients, and produced the ‘Mattress Dominoes’ viral for Bensons for Beds, which has had well over 1 million views on YouTube.|
|Caroline Bassettis Reader in Digital Media and co-Director of the Centre for Material Digital Culture at the University of Sussex. Her research explores the digital transformation of cultural forms and practices and she has published widely on narrative and new media, gender and media technologies and recently on sound and the digital environment. She is currently researching forms of hostility to computing and working on funded projects on culture and community (EPSRC) and science fiction and innovation (NESTA)..|