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Richard DeDomenici is an artist, film maker and broadcaster who makes urban-absurdist interventions that strive to create the kind of uncertainty that leads to possibility.
Richard has performed in over 30 countries and later this year will unveil his most ambitious commission yet for the Radical Independent Art Fund. dedomenici.com
Martin J Gent (Chair)
Martin J Gent is an artist, director, performer & facilitator in the live, visual & performing arts and collaborates on many uk and international projects. He was Co-artistic director of dA dA dUMB Productions performance company and a partner and Director of Creativity at international qualitative research agency, Spinach.
He uses arts practice in leadership & culture change. Current activities include Associate Director of the MAP Consortium; head of the Agile Business Solution Centre, Better Business Partners and Specialist Support Advisor to the Cultural Sector at StartEast. He has an MA Art In Architecture, is also a Trustee of RSPOPUK, the UK arm of Processwork.
Richard Layzell is internationally recognised for his work in performance, video and installation and for pioneering a series of innovative residencies in industry, defining the role of the ‘visionaire’. He is the author of The Artist’s Directory, Enhanced Performance and Cream Pages and is a ResCen Research Associate Artist.
Laura Sweeney (Deputy Chair)
Laura Sweeney is an independent producer who works with artists and arts organisations to develop strategies for creating new work, artist development, marketing and fundraising. Currently Laura is working with Catherine Hoffmann, Dan Watson, Greg Wohead, Nando Messias and Tracing the Pathway.
In 2017, Laura was proud to be resident producer at Live Art Development Agency. Before freelance producing, she was Executive Producer at Chisenhale Dance Space where she led on strategic thinking, finance, programme development, governance and funding for an experimental arts venue. Board member at HLA since 2016.
Misa Von Tunzelman
Misa von Tunzelman is Marketing & Communications at commercial and residential property company JLL. Misa is an active member of CIM (The Chartered Institute of Marketing), is passionate about professional services marketing and has a keen interest in the diversity agenda.