Tracy Satchwill is a digital storyteller with an interest in social history, identity and social behaviour. She creates artist and heritage projects, working between moving image, performance, illustration and installation. Her current research concerns the shift in self-identity in which we respond to the demands of seeing and being seen, looking at the value of beauty, self-objectification and self-altering. She is also interested in disjointed and nonlinear narratives that evoke a visceral response.
She works with collections, archival imagery, recordings and footage and
develops community engagement programmes. She works with moving image using green screen, stop-motion and collage animation techniques. She also offers voice overs, sound effects and music.
Her work has been represented by Cynthia Corbett Gallery and shown across America and England including Somerset House, Guildhall Art Gallery, the Old Truman Brewery, the Science Museum and Empire State Building. She illustrated and co-published A Mermaid's Melody book and her work has been showcased in publications such as Aesthetica Creative Works and AOI Images 35.
Her recent commissions include Water Marks , a heritage film by Wells Maltings Trust and The War is Over , a heritage film and community project by Colchester + Ipswich Museums. Her video Striving for Perfection was shortlisted for the RSA Moving Pictures Award in 2018. Her Masters Project Hysterical Females film, based in a surreal patriarchal world was screened in 2018 at Ilfracombe Film Festival and exhibitions marking the centenary of women’s suffrage and resulted in an MA in Communication Design with distinction at Norwich University of the Arts. She was also awarded Arts Council funding for her project Magna Carta Women, a four-piece collage on women's rights, which toured England in 2015.
She is has been a Visiting Lecturer at Norwich University of the Arts and been involved in many community projects and arts festivals.
Uses computers to create brightly coloured, playful, digital interactives targeting people of all ages & abilities. His projects bring people together, forging connections and affording them a moment to play, leaving them with lasting memories of novel playful experiences. Hurt’s work has been exhibited around the world due to its stand-out aesthetic, engaging immediacy and technical resilience.
Sound Designer, Editor & Advisor
30 years of experience in sound and music, ranging from audio restoration & editing to sound sourcing & musical composition. Background in French horn, guitar & music technology. He particularly loves genres that are innovative and evolving.
Voice Over Artist, Writer & Actor
Started treading the boards when he began his ghost walk business in 2006. He has been involved in plays, pantomimes & musicals. His favourite role is playing the baddie King Rat in Dick Whittington. He is also great at creative writing.
Filmmaker & Workshop Facilitator
Skilled in film, television, public relations & broadcasting. Strong operations professional graduated from Brunel University with a BA in Film and Television Production and from Norwich University of the Arts with an MA (distinction) in Moving Image and Sound.