Graphic design agency specialising in independent shop and venue visual identity. Designing and producing marketing materials for this niche. Cultivated: 2008 - 2012
Exploring music scenes through history with the question, is there still space for new scenes to emerge in the age of the internet?
In the days of viral content and social noise, Living Albums is a creatively powerful lens for old and new fans to (re)engage with the music, as well as the artistic and creative process. It's all about 'The Memories that Remake the Music'.
The cultivaters blog and directory exploring emerging cultural spaces & identities (seeds) in London and how they are being cultivated.
Female Club DJ based in Paris. Nurturing her identity developing her sound, ensuring that she played the right clubs & festivals and was associated with appropriate brands. (H&M, Levis, Fenchurch). Cultivated 1997 - 2010
Concept store, Montmartre, Paris. Cultivating a small, unique shop on a quiet street and in the process bringing the whole street to life. Identifying the right designers, artists and makers for the stock and curating the window as a gallery. Cultivated 2004-2007
Creation and content management of a blog for worldwide live music streaming website Awdio. Identifying the signals needed to cultivate & communicate to Awdio's developing online community. Selecting & managing a team to do this. Cultivated 2008 - 2012
Monthly minimal house after-hours club event at Batofar, Paris. Cultivating the identity & feel around the minimal house genre & the venue 'Batofar'. Building on, & developing a community & fan-base around the event. Cultivated: 2004 - 2005
Independent digital arts space, Paris. This space became one of few places to hear experimental music & see emerging video artists. While it was open it was identified as a key player in the local &international experimental scene. Cultivated 2001-2006
European nightlife magazine & listings website. 100% cultivation role. Site development, content curation and management. Identification and leadership of a large team of free-lance & intern night life 'reporters'. Cultivated 2006 - 2008
Creation & Production of a series of 4 published books about Princess Lea and her friends The Bizz Wizz Buddies in French and English. Cultivated 2010
Radio and Selector persona devised for current musical curation. Currently cultivating..
Weekly Saturday afternoon tea-party/radio lounge at Platform, Netil House, London. Cultivating a space for an event especially adapted for the location and time. Cultivated 2011
Chill Out DJ collective. Cultivating the identity of the collective and curating the sound. Identifying appropriate spaces to perform (festivals, club chill-our areas, galleries, bars) Cultivated 2000-2003
Small independent shop, Paris Specialised in independent and auto-produced music, objects and merchandise created by many of the artists who played in the venue below - Project 101 Cultivated 2003-2005
Design, production, editorial of fortnightly pocked sized guide to what was happening in Paris. Cultivated 2002
Production of merchandising & branding for DJ Collective BreakfastisBack (Paris) Cultivating their identity and designing & producing the appropriate products including CDs and fried egg on boobs T shirts. Cultivated 2000-2004
Charity & training for yoga based practices in pregnancy, birth & beyond. Cultivating the visual, virtual & internal identity, making sure it stays true to its original goals as well as selecting which new directions are appropriate. Currently cultivating
Eastcast, a forecast you can count on. A magazine radio show focused on arts and culture in East London.