> Professional Activities
> Peer Reviewer
Peer Reviewer, UKRI Future Leaders Fellowship fund, ongoing since September 2020, reviewing grant submissions and giving feedback on their innovation potential, robustness, value for money and viability
> e-stitches collective / e-stitches London– Founder and Co-organiser
e-textiles meetup, founded in November 2104, co-organised with Melissa Coleman (2014-2020) and Irini Papadimitriou (2014-2017), and now with Emilie Gilles (2020-present) in London only 2014-2017, now 6 chapters across Europe. 2014-present
> Mentor & Curator
For the Immensiva virtual reality residency program, since February 2020, as well as part of an Immensiva Virtual Art Think Tank, since November 2020, as well as External Jury Member for the Quintessence Dome Prize 2020 & 2021: for best Artistic Virtual Reality Residency project , all hosted by Esprocenda Institute of Art and Culture, Barcelona, Spain.
> Expert Evaluator
Expert Evaluator, European Commission Funding Evaluation Panel for ICT-55 Immersive Technologies, European Commission offices, Luxembourg – to select 8-10 projects to be funded at 2.5 million Euros each. Duration: December 15, 2019 – January 31, 2020.
> External Jury Member
External Jury Member for the REFREAM STARTS.eu funding application selection at Department of Fashion and Technology, Seminarraum 1, Tabakfabrik Linz, Linz, Austria – for Call 1. July 10 -11th, 2019;
> External Jury Member
External Jury Member for the VERTIGO STARTS Residencies STARTS.eu funding application selection at IRCAM headquarters in Paris, 1 place Igor Stravinsky 75004 Paris, France, for Call 2 – January 31 online and in person February 12-13, 2018, Call 3 – May 14th online and in person May 24/25, 2019.
> External Technology Adviser
External Technology Advisor, Defragmentation – Curating Contemporary Music research project from February 2017 – March 2019 – addressing themes of “Gender & Diversity”, “Decolonization”, “Technology” and “Curation” in new music, toward better practices and more adequate discourses in these areas. Funded by the Kulturstiftung des Bundes Germany, developed jointly by MaerzMusik – Festival for Time Issues, Darmstädter Ferienkurse für Neue Musik, Donaueschinger Musiktage, and in cooperation with Ultima Festival Oslo.
Paper peer-reviewer, HCI International 2016 conference (Human Computer Interaction) since November 2015;
> Academic Research Consultant
Academic Research Consultant, product development, Pling Toys, April–Dec 2015;