Meet the team

Codasign’s strength is in its instructors. We are a collective of artists, engineers, developers and designers. We all work with technology – whether code or electronics – and with an artistic output.

  • Becky Stewart

    Co-founder, Head of Learning, and Instructor

    Becky Stewart is an engineer and developer working with physical computing. Before completing her PhD in acoustics, spatial audio and interfaces for music search with the Centre for Digital Music...

  • Emilie Giles

    Head of Outreach and Participation and Instructor

    Emilie is a producer, artist and educator, her work spanning creative technology, pervasive gaming and maker culture. She has taught workshops and ran projects for a range of organisations and institutions...

  • Adam Stark

    Co-founder and advisor

    Adam Stark is a specialist in interactive technology and signal processing. He has written a PhD on using intelligent digital technologies to create new forms of interaction in live music...

  • Liat Wassershtrom

    Lead Kids Workshops Instructor

    Liat is a maker, educator and creative technologist. With more than 10 years of experience in teaching, leading groups and working with children and young people she is our Lead...

  • Melissa Coleman

    Instructor

    Melissa Coleman is a media artist, creative technologist and curator. Her works are critical explorations of the body in relation to technology. She has written for Fashioning Technology and has...

  • Pollie Barden

    Instructor

    Pollie is an artist, technologist, and game designer. She has run her games in festivals and presented her art in galleries and museums all over the globe. She worked with...

  • Ron Herrema

    Instructor

    Ron Herrema is a freelance composer, multimedia artist, and app developer. He received his PhD in music composition from Michigan State University and has a special affinity for using computational...

  • Gareth Foote

    Instructor

    Gareth is programmer, creative technologist and educator. His practice involves critical reflection on computational culture and experimenting with technology and flows of power. He has created projects and artworks involving...

  • Berit Greinke

    Instructor

    Berit Greinke is an e-textile designer and visual artist. Her installations and performances have been shown in a many places, ranging from the Science Museum to the Marrakech Biennale. As...

  • Viviane Schwarz

    Instructor

    Viviane Schwarz is an award-winning author and illustrator of children’s books and designer of pervasive games and interactive installations. Her books have been published internationally to great acclaim. She has...

  • Ani Passarelli

    Instructor

    Ani has a background in fashion & textile design from the Istituto Europeo di Design in Milan, where she focused on experimental textures and heat treatments on fabrics. She went...