About the #GLOW24 Artists
Felix Rowberry makes large scale and impactful sculptures and has devised metalwork and special effects for shows like Doctor Who, Top Gear and X-Factor. Felix has worked with Arcadia and on pyrotechnic displays across the country.
She also works as a facilitator at several forest schools, helping young people to build their self-confidence and realise their own creative potential.
Walk the Plank’s track record of making art, festivals and events that engage citizens in public celebration is founded on ambitious creativity that connects with ordinary people.
From European Capital of Culture celebrations (eg. Bodø24, Turku2011, Liverpool08) to immersive installations like BODY (Science Festivals in UK, Canada & Ireland), from parades to fire gardens, the company consistently attracts acclaim and showcases talent.
Working internationally and locally from company’s HQ/creative hub, Cobden Works in Salford, UK.
Iona Scott (aka Discosphaera) is a multimedia artist based in Brighton, known for her Plankton Light Sculptures, inspired by the Discosphaera Tubifera, a type of single-celled marine microplant – or phytoplankton.
As an artist and animator, Iona fuses elements of art and technology through exhibitions and collaborations in a variety of locations, with recent presentations ranging from The Royal Botanical Gardens at Kew, Brighton Science Festival and Micropia Museum at ARTIS Amsterdam Royal Zoo, to Glastonbury Festival and Burning Man.
Air Giants are a female-led creative robotics studio from Bristol building inflatable, pneumatically-controlled, wonderful creatures. Air Giants are the first in the world making interactive soft robotics at this scale, and the only people making them for display in public spaces.
Rowan Fae is director of Full Tilt company and renowned for a unique choreographic style and innovation in creating large scale immersive & site specific work in unusual public spaces. Recent productions include ‘Ceres’ (2022) a multi-stage site-specific spectacle finale for Devizes International Street Theatre Festival that occupied Devizes Market Place and combined a student cast of 10 with a professional cast of 10 and ‘Within Without’ (2022), an immersive digital/physical production created as a special large-scale commission for Stockton International Riverside Festival, in collaboration with video design studio Limbic Cinema.
Bev G Star also hosts the Humans of Weston podcast and radio show, aims to encourage people to tap into their imaginations by providing the inspiration and tools to empower their own sense of creative curiosity.