Thomas Higham

Creative Director, York Mediale; former Executive Director, FutureEverything, United Kingdom*

Thomas works with artists, developers, designers, arts organizations and policy makers all over the world to curate and produce ambitious artworks and creative projects. He is interested in the enabling power of digital technology, and inspired by well-considered, simple and effective ideas and artworks. Multi-stakeholder, multi-artform projects and events are where his curation and production passions lie. Thomas is deeply committed to the development of arts, culture and creative technology in the United Kingdom and the North West in particular. Clients and collaborators of his have included Arts Council England, British Council, Innovate UK, Nesta, Digital Economy and Future Cities Catapult, TodaysArt, Hyper Island, Unsound, Insomnia, National Football Museum, Centre for Contemporary Culture Barcelona, Art Science Museum, Singapore, and Sonar. He is a Fellow of Salzburg Global Seminar Session 498, Salzburg Global Forum for Young Cultural Leaders in 2012.