Schooling - Medicine 1988-1997 resulting in an MMBS at the University of London and a life-long allergy to white coats. Philosophy 1994-1998 at Birckbeck College London leading to a BA and a love of ideas. Immunology and Bicohemistry BSC and Univesity of London - a first class honors degree awarded in recognition of severe overwork, and a healthy but critical respect for scientific research.
Geekdom and commerce - founded the Multimedia Authoring Centre at Charing Cross Hospital (1990 - 1994) - followed by 6 years commercial work, including: Senor Development Editor (Multimedia) at Times Mirror International Publishers - publishing 14 cross-platform multimedia titles. Head of Production at CHBi (New Media Agency) and then Producer at Lowe Interactive (top 10 London based advertising agency). Open source developer and programmer (1998-present). Project manager for open source systems on various projecs including web site and video archive for OKTO (2004-2005).
Culture - founded Virtual Theatre Company in 1992, first performances in 1993. Worked with Union Dance Company (DTek Warriors), Primitive Science on interactive performances using video projection, and interactive sonic landscapes. Long term collaboration with Rolf Gelhar (composer and producer with Stockhausen), and installations and London and abroad. Elected to Finsbury Park Regeneration Board (1999 - 2003) - started Finfest arts Festival. MCYP - a commission for the Stoke newington Arts Festival with Turkish artist Dilek Winchester (1999). Residency at Museums Quarter (Vienna) - Open Secret based on hacked NSA Archive and also in 2004 - The Flower Bank (with Monochrom).