We are creative individuals with very diverse, yet complimentary backgrounds. And we don’t work alone – we have a network of experts we collaborate with and whose skills we can draw on – architects, programmers, teachers, designers, artists and other creatives and professionals who have a passion for originality and meaningful engagement.
TOBY FALCONER – DIRECTOR OF PLAY
Toby designs playful, interactive and immersive experiences and promotes the art of development through games. Tired of passivity, he wants to get people away from screens and out of seats, engaging with each other and their environments. An experienced content producer, he has worked internationally exploring how the creative arts can be used within business contexts; developing workshops and conference content for global clients such as Unilever, GSK, Burt’s Bees and the London School of Economics.
He also heads up the Wild Streets community of ‘real-world game designers’ and runs free street game festivals.
BHAVESH BHUTHADIA – DIRECTOR OF CREATIVITY
Bhavesh is an ideas man, design entrepreneur and people person. He’s the host and facilitator of the creative conversations community #scribbleAKL, a product designer working on commercialising his own designs for market, and connector extraordinaire. A strong believer in the benefits of collaboration, he has been the driving force behind a series of successful events and activations bringing together various communities throughout Auckland, Melbourne and Sydney.
LUCY-MARY MULHOLLAND – DIRECTOR OF WELLBEING
Lucy is a Clinical Arts Therapist with a passion for applying creative therapy-based practices in more mainstream training and education. As a 2013 AMP Scholarship recipient she has had the opportunity to work and study abroad, including Chicago and Bristol, where she has been able to put her own arts therapy practices into use working with at risk youth, as well as learn from the leading lights in her field. She incorporates visual arts, movement, dance, and mindfulness techniques in her work for the purpose of therapeutic healing, educational support, and to promote wellbeing and creativity in both children and adults.