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...

FreeFormers 2nd Birthday Party

For digital transformation company FreeFormers I was asked to provide a series of my works to create a digital interactive room for guests to play and explore during their evening celebrations. Guests were transformed into flowing particles, abstract shapes, had their photos merged into a selfie wall grid, learnt to code and use arduino electronics to display text messages, play pianos made from playdough and use gestural interfaces to craft audio visual projected experiences. Guests included SKY TV Director of Product, CEO of Barclays UK and Royal Portrait Painter to HRH, Her Majesty the...

Magic Mirror UK June 2014

Ashley worked with Maxus Global Media and L’Oreal to develop and assemble a prototype interactive make-up mirror....

Soul to Sole May 2014

This was a project for the National Trust based at a historic building in Croome. Ashley worked with the National Trust to create and design an interactive installation, bringing alive historical stories of the boys changing rooms. The installation was open to the...