IDEA Award 2015

IDEA AWARD 2015 Mana Audio Ashley worked with MANA Audio, one of the 10 finalists of the IDEA AWARD to prototype and create their test product as part of their final pitch. Created using Arduino and Processing, a sensor board demonstrated how various methods of interaction and ambient data capture could control the audio volume of the computer connected to it.       IMG_20150328_173535...

FreeFormers R+D Residency

Working with Head of Product at FreeFormers, Ashley has been prototyping new interactive experiences and workshop content themed around Creative Technology.

The Visible Maker

The sewing machine was always there, upstairs in Nannars bedroom, soaking up the house noise of fights, laughs, kids, door slams and footsteps. I worked with textiles artist Julia O’Connell to provide the interactive tech element to her live craft performance piece. Using Arduino and Isadora I helped Julia create a series of generative scores that would generate audio and visual memories the more she worked the sewing machine during the performance. She did not know which memories would appear and as such, each performance was...


Day long introduction to using processing held at the QUAD Arts Centre in Derby, UK

WaveMaker Stoke – Pilot

Wavemaker is a new space in the City Centre of Stoke-On-Trent for people of all ages wishing to learn how to code, make, hack and 3D print technologies. The pilot was a 2 day hands on experience of creative technology, engineering, art and dfesign. I provided 2 days of creative coding workshops, using arduino and little bits and a mini kids workshop to craft playdough musical monsters – interfaces to the computer for collaborative music...