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Alastair is a maker with twenty years' experience of hardware and software development. He Specialises in the more unusual projects often working with start-ups and artists. He supports interactive Media Design to undergraduates at Northumbria University and in 2016.
AMAP is part of the Faculty of Engineering & Advanced Manufacturing at the University of Sunderland. The University actively wants to work with industry and that creates an exciting dynamic. Our vision for AMAP is to inform, inspire and innovate in Advanced Manufacturing, which we will achieve by being an innovative, accessible, and outward facing provider of support for industry
Andrew is a design engineer at Makerlabs whose skills include mechanical design, 3D modelling and taco manufacture.
Professional 3D product designer at Solid ideas. Andy created multiple CAD prototypes of our most ingenious inventions!
"I use my creative skills and passion for all kinds of textiles to offer a 'portfolio' or 'multidisciplinary' approach. I love to collaborate, as each of us have different strengths and experiences. I am committed to sustainability, community-led initiatives and the potential of craft and design to create positive, social and environmental change"
Bethan is a visual artist based in Newcastle upon Tyne, England, who creates site-specific, ephemeral installations that physically engage the audience. Her practice is underpinned by drawing, sewing, paper cuts and structure-making.
Dr. Brian Degger is an interdisciplinary biologist and creative based in Newcastle. He applies the knowledge developed during his studies in finding, researching and democratising knowledge through do it yourself biology, developing workshops around biology and art, collaborating in art works that involve biological methods
Carl has an interest in a broad range of design areas and has worked for a number of years teaching on various Animation and Design programmes at the University of Sunderland.
Chachi is a graphic designer, art director and maker of things, She loves to get her hands messy with woodworking and screen printing. Chachi works at Helios Makerspace.
Chris, Aka Dabble Dabble, is an artist living in the North-East of England with a healthy obsession with science, tinkering, and engineering. He says 'Mostly I just love making things, all sorts of things, but primarily I'm a participatory artist with a background in animation and a personal practice in printmaking and ceramics'.