Gavin Porter

Gavin is an artist and filmmaker living in Cardiff, Wales, and a Company Director for Community Helps Itself, an arts based social enterprise. Previously, he worked as a Creative Associate at National Theatre Wales, leading one of the company’s most significant initiatives, The Big Democracy Project, and was a Digital Research Manager for the Welsh … Read more Gavin Porter

Ariana Jordao

Ariana’s arts practice is focused on the desire for cross-pollination between the outsider and insider, interdisciplinarity and site responsive work. She is a co-curator of the Living Culture platform, an associate producer of Denmark-based hello!earth collective, an Artistic Director of the Un-earthed oral history performance collective in Machynlleth, Wales, an associate member of Craftedspace and … Read more Ariana Jordao

Annie Crabtree

Annie is an artist based out of Glasgow. Her work explores the complex relationship between people, place and society. She works with moving image and text, seeking collaborative relationships in an attempt to disrupt hierarchical structures that privilege the individual and restrict definitions of artistic authorship. She interrogates contemporary and historical societal structures – such … Read more Annie Crabtree

Anna Kaisa Koski

Anna-Kaisa Koski is a curator and cultural facilitator based in Helsinki, Finland. Her current curatorial projects include ‘Rauma Triennale 2019: In Praise of Boredom’ and ‘Stony Silence’ with Helsinki Children’s Art Centre Annantalo. As a cultural facilitator she works with The Finnish Forest Museum Lusto in facilitating platforms and workshops for forest discussions. Her previous … Read more Anna Kaisa Koski

Vikki Chapman

Vikki Chapman is the Sustainability Coordinator at Festival Republic, overseeing sustainability at 10 major UK festivals, adding to her experience in project management in the public and creative sectors. Previously, Vikki was Temporary Spaces Manager at East Street Arts where, as the lead for the South of England covering London, Norwich, Birmingham and New York, … Read more Vikki Chapman

Vicki Ooi

Dr Vicki Ooi is the Artistic Director at AFTEC and has developed a diverse array of programmes that encompass arts immersion, theatre training, as well as productions tapping into the deep power of the arts to support education and change in young people. She is a well-known theatre director in Hong Kong with a career … Read more Vicki Ooi

Sigrid Pawelke

Sigrid Pawelke is a curator and performance and art historian living in France. She has taught Art History at the School of Visual Arts in Aix-en-Provence since 2011. Sigrid has overseen projects and produced programmes for organisations including the Fondation de France, the Bauhaus Dessau Foundation, the Alfred Toepfer Foundation, and the Federal Agency for … Read more Sigrid Pawelke

Phillip Kusasa

Phillip Kusasa is Director of Ndau Festival of the Arts and Director of Paiyapo Arts Development and Heritage Centre, working to give a resource and training arts skills to local communities and young people in Chipinge. Phillip holds an Arts Degree from the Great Zimbabwe University, specialising in English Language, Religious Studies and Music and … Read more Phillip Kusasa

Michael Soro

Since working as an Head Gardener and educator at Sonairte eco-centre and gardens, Michael has sustained an interest in developing and promoting organic and ecologically sustainable practices. From providing sound system for festivals and music events, managing and headlining his reggae stage at festivals, and charitably providing technical support for emerging cultural events in Ireland, … Read more Michael Soro

Lyke Poortvliet

Lyke describes how being part of CCL made her ‘more aware of my place and responsibility in the world as a human and entrepreneur’. She realised how much impact she could make within her own network, and has since actively worked to increase sustainability awareness and training within the festival industry. Over the previous year … Read more Lyke Poortvliet

Kerry O’Sullivan

As the former Executive Director of The Blue Room Theatre, Kerry O’Sullivan coordinated the evolution of a strong sustainable arts organisation, starting out as an Artist at the theatre in 2006.  She has a strong background in the independent theatre and comedy scene in Perth, and experience as an independent producer, writer, director, performer and … Read more Kerry O’Sullivan

Janet Vaughan

Janet Vaughan is a designer and the Co-Artistic Director of Talking Birds, a company with a reputation for making gently provocative projects which explore, and seek to illuminate, the profound and complex relationships between people and place, using humour, music and visual flair. Talking Birds is known for its creative use of empty spaces for … Read more Janet Vaughan