Oliviu Lugojan-Ghenciu is a practising architect who co-founded UniversalAssemblyUnit and CtrlArchDel and is creative director at Neutral Digital, a leading UK agency that specialises in AR, VR and other immersive interactive solutions. As a leading expert in time-based media and digital storytelling, his works GravityONE, and the critically acclaimed Choreography for Militarised Airspace, have been exhibited in the UK, USA, Australia, Japan and Europe. Oliviu runs the AA’s Motion Studio, previously teaching and running workshops in the USA, Canada and Europe. Antoni Malinowski is an artist based in London and studied painting at the Academy of Fine Arts (Warsaw) and at the Chelsea College of Art (London). His major solo exhibition was at the Camden Arts Centre in 1997. In 2002 Antoni established the Materiality of Colour course at the AA where he has been researching with his students the dynamics of colour and space interactions. In 2012 he initiated the Saturated Space research cluster which has grown to become an independent colour research platform. Inigo Minns is an architect with an interest in drawing and stuff. He has been teaching at a variety of colleges in different disciplines in the UK and elsewhere and runs Diploma Unit 12 at the AA. Alison Moffett is an artist and educator. She obtained an MFA from the Slade School of Fine Art and an MA in History & Critical Thinking from the AA. Nicholas Mortimer is an artist and designer who uses scenographic techniques to interrogate emerging techno-political concerns in his work. He recently launched Post Workers Theatre, a collaborative design troupe which investigates performative persuasion and modes of agitation. He is also a co-founder of Scene Everything Studio which specialises in exhibition and production designs. He currently co-leads the third year BA studio at the Goldsmiths Design Department. Joel Newman studied fine art at Reading University and has been a course tutor in Video with AA Media Studies since 1998. He has exhibited video works at galleries including the Architecture Foundation, ICA, Whitechapel Art Gallery and the AA. During 2006–08 he was a co-curator for the AA’s New Media Research initiative and is currently a consultant in Film and Sound to the AA’s Spatial Performance & Design (AAIS) MA/MFA course.
Thomas Parker is an architect, designer and film-maker who graduated from the Bartlett. His interests lie in experimental architectural design explored through the deployment of custom-built speculative devices and scenarios for the generation of spatial conditions. His work explores various forms of digital technology, and focuses on the way we might translate between different modes of representation and working to generate new architectural languages. Caroline Rabourdin is an architect and essayist. She graduated from INSA Strasbourg, the Bartlett, and holds a PhD from UAL. Her research interests include spatial theory, phenomenology, geometry, spatial literature and translation studies. She teaches at UCL, UCC Ireland and the AA, where she initiated and runs the Paris Visiting School. Thomas Randall-Page combines architectural practice with teaching and hands-on building. Having worked at 6a architects and Heatherwick Studio, he founded his own practice, now working at a variety of scales and speeds from substantial long-lasting buildings to installations, stage and set design. Thomas co-founded Building Works in 2011 and also runs workshops internationally, co-leading a design unit at Oxford Brookes University as well as being a guest tutor at the AA. Mattia Santi is an architect and computational designer based in London. His research involves digital design, material behaviour and robotic fabrication. He works as an architect at Zaha Hadid Architects and graduated from the MArch DRL at the AA. He has collaborated with international practices in London and Rome, such as Robofold, Farshid Moussavi Architects and Alvisi Kirimoto+Partners. He graduated in Rome with an MA in Architectural Engineering. Francesca Silvi is an architect and computational designer based in London. She works as an architect at Zaha Hadid Architects, after having worked at Foster and Partners. She graduated with a MArch at the Bartlett School of Architecture and completed her MA in Architectural Engineering in Rome. She has worked in Rome and London in many international practices and has taught in different schools across Italy and the UK. Paula Strunden studied in Vienna and Paris before graduating from the Bartlett. With experience working for Archithese Raumlabor and Herzog & de Meuron, Paula developed her interest in virtual and augmented reality and is exploring how architects can contribute to the development of these new immersive tools.