Atmos is an award-winning studio, founded by Alex Haw, producing highly-bespoke sculptural art and architecture. Their focus is on producing highly-crafted sensual spaces and designs that deploy cutting-edge fabrication technologies to produce kineaesthetic sensory experiences that are meaningful and beautiful. Much of their work involves digital mapping technologies, exploring the connectivity of people to their precise place in the world. Atmos were part of the team behind the Olympic CLOUD which Mayor Boris Johnson called “fantastic, remarkable”.
Latitudinal Cuisine is an ongoing project to connect people by cooking, eating and discussing world food. Set up by Alex Haw in April 2009, the group organises collective weekly dinners in London – and increasingly around the world – where guests cook food from the longitude corresponding to the day of the year. Starting on day 1 of the year at Longitude 1, the meals scan through 360 degrees of world food in 360 days, exploring eastwards a degree a day.
Sinead Mac Manus is the producer of Global Feast. An ex-arts project manager and producer, Sinead is now the founder of 8fold, a little company with a big dream – to change the way people work. An experienced trainer, speaker and author, her books include From Apps to Zen: 26+ Ideas for Building a Business with Balance and The Business Yogi: How to be Happy at Work. As a social entrepreneur, she runs the Digital Assistant Academy, and is a Fellow of the School for Social Entrepreneurs, and an UnLtd Award Winner.
Kerstin Rodgers, a.k.a. MsMarmitelover, launched the underground restaurant movement in the UK in 2009 with her acclaimed eponymous supper club – well-documented by her blog The English Can Cook. Her site Find a Supper Club is the central place for supper clubs to advertise their dates and locations. Her book Supper Club: Recipes and Notes from the Underground Restaurant, published by Harper Collins in 2011, was widely praised by chefs and critics.
Nadege Meriau is a London-based French artist primarily working with photography. She is a graduate of the Royal College of Art (2011) and recently nominated for the Arles Discovery Award 2012. Group Shows include Brighton Open’11, Album (Liverpool Biennale 2010), Curious Nature (Newlyn Art Gallery 2008) and Bloomoi (Rotterdam City Museum 2007). Isabel de Vasconcellos has curated the exhibition of 4 of her recent photographic works in the Side Foyer of Stratford Old Town Hall as part of Global Feast.
Isabel de Vasconcellos is a writer, curator and cultural producer based in London. She has worked as Projects Coordinator for Antony Gormley, Museums Liaison for White Cube (London), and independently with established and emerging artists internationally. The Independent described her Broken Biscuits as “a brilliantly devised cultural/gastronomic tour.” She is Commissioning Editor for Cluster Publishing, and is completing her 1st novel, Olivier on the Cowley Road.