Speaker Announcement: Brendan Walker

Brendan WalkerWe are very pleased that Brendan Walker will be speaking as part of the panel of artists and designers for Inspiration / Outspiration: Where do ideas come from?

Brendan Walker is the director of Aerial. Blending strategies from the arts, design, engineering and psychology, Aerial offers strategic consultancy; the design and production of intriguing interactive electromechanical installations, sculptures and rides; and the curating and staging of engaging events. Brendan is most noted for his Thrill Laboratory performances and research, which have earned him recognition as “the world’s only Thrill Engineer”.

Brendan originally trained as an aeronautical engineer at Imperial College and worked for British Aerospace Military Aircraft for five years before undertaking an MA in Industrial Design Engineering at the Royal College of Art. Brendan is currently collaborating on the University of Nottingham’s Digital Economy Research Hub, Horizon. www.aerial.fm