We're a group of creative thinkers based in London
Curator / Licensee
Social Choreographer and a dance activist. Daniel is the founder of Culture Device, a creative organisation working in the fields of dance, art and performance. He is an artistic director/curator/producer for a number of international dance and performance festivals and specializes in creative work with people with special needs. Currently, Daniel is in the process of founding Dancers Without Borders, an international humanitarian organization. Daniel act as a mentor / adviser for artists, musicians and dancers, giving talks and workshops internationally. He is also an Angelologist.
Mint is a graphic designer. Her interests have always been involving in Art, Design, Fashion, and Architecture. She accomplished her study in Creative Arts from Chulalongkorn university in Thailand. Soon after graduating, she worked as a graphic designer at a leading design consultancy, K Kelvin Studio. She is currently doing MA Innovation Management at Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design. As she likes to broaden her perspectives beyond design discipline, exploring new knowledge and experience in the multidisciplinary environment. Her research is about an innovative design knowledge sharing.
Jes Benstock was born in Glasgow in 1964 and has a background in theatre and comedy. He started making films in Edinburgh while writing and performing with the short lived but award winning satirical comedy troupe, the Merry Mac Fun Show, in the late 1980s. He has directed internationally recognised documentaries, short fiction and music promos. His work ranges across all formats and styles of filmmaking and has included art installations, large scale projection, pop videos and animation. Award winning films include a mixture of dramas and documentaries; "The Box" with Tilda Swinton (which has 1.7m hits on youtube), "Poof", "Orders of Love" and "The Holocaust Tourist". His first feature film "The British Guide to Showing Off" was released in UK cinemas in November 2011 and is still touring film festivals around the world. He lives and works in East London with his partner and son.
Kakul Ehsan Butt is a Contents Writer and Editor with an interest in the local community and education. She has previously spent time abroad, working for an NGO in Pakistan, helping them set up an educational curriculum package to teach at local government schools. She has volunteered at TEDx London (2011) and TEDx Houses of Parliament, managing social media and assisting at the events. She is passionate about TED talks, social media, blogging, classical music and playing scrabble. She can be found on Twitter as @ThisWriterGal
After 7 years in sales and marketing in the corporate world, I am now dedicated to empowering girls and women and advancing basic human rights. I'm a TED addict, constantly on the lookout for inspiration, an amateur photographer capturing narratives in single shots and a yogi wannabe in search for inner peace. Having recently moved to London, I'm excited about my new venture in this exciting city.