See below for more info on the team behind Space Electronic: Then and Now.
Gilly Booth, Film Direction
Gilly Booth (hijack) is a London-based filmmaker whose work uses the political language of architecture and translation. She has worked with Paul Plowman (motion graphics), Dominic Robson (audio-visual consultant) and Mickey Moonlight (soundtrack) on the film for the ‘Space Electronic: Then and Now’ project. More info can be found on the hijack website.
Dr Fiona Fisher, Research Assistant
Dr Fiona Fisher is a post-doctoral research at Kingston University and was the research assistant on Space Electronic: Then and Now. Fiona works as a postdoctoral researcher within the Faculty of Art, Design and Architecture, where she supports the research, publications and activities of the Modern Interiors Research Centre. A more detailed biography can be found here.
Ben Kelly, Installation Design
Established by Ben Kelly, BKD is one of the UK’s most respected interior design practices. The talented and highly committed multidisciplinary team creates innovative, hard-working spaces for high profile clients in the retail, leisure, museum, gallery and office sectors. Design Director Patrick McKinney (right) and founder Ben Kelly (left) lead a team of project coordinators and designers, working with a larger network of specialist consultants. More information can be found on the studio’s website.
Jack Neville, Design, Fabrication and Installation
Jack Neville is a London-based designer, and oversaw the development, fabrication and installation of the Space Electronic: Then and Now structure. Since graduating from Kingston University in 2010 Jack has spent his time working for designers Michael Marriott, Simon Jones and Simon Hasan and developing his own work, ranging from furniture and products to exhibition design. Recent projects include an exhibition design for Jusi-i, an iconic African graphics magazine. More information can be found on Jack’s website.
Catharine Rossi, curator
Dr Catharine Rossi is the project’s curator and is a Senior Lecturer in Design History at Kingston University, London where she specialises in 20th and 21st century Italian design. A regular contributor to magazines including Disegno and Domus, she co-edited The Italian Avant-Garde: 1968-1976 (Sternberg Press, 2013), contributed to V&A publications Postmodernism: Style and Subversion 1970 – 1990 (2011) and La Moda: The Glamour of Italian Fashion 1945 – 2014 (2014) and is the author of Crafting Design in Italy: From Post-War to Postmodernism (MUP, forthcoming). More info can be found on Kingston University’s website.