Invisible Flock are an interactive arts studio based in Leeds, making groundbreaking innovative artworks to be experienced & participated in by thousands all over the world.
Described in the Guardian as “multi-platform makers of rare ambition & invention” our technologically driven practice seeks to redefine & disrupt traditional perceptions & models of global art practice.
Drawing directly from the world around us our mission is to create & foster relevant & contemporary practices that have a long lasting transformative effect.
Core Artistic Team
Victoria is Invisible flock’s Creative Director. She is an artist and designer working across disciplines.
Ben is Invisible Flock’s Technical Director. A digital artist and creative technologist, he is interested in the critical use of new technology, as well as place, hardware and sound.
Catherine is Invisible Flock’s Creative Producer. She is interested in connectivity and generosity in interactive experiences.
Klavs is Invisible Flock’s Studio Manager and Lead Fabricator. His background is in fine art and design and he is interested in new materials and their use.
Ellen Rutherford is Invisible Flock’s chair. Ellen’s background is in the not for profit sector. After starting her career in fundraising for an arts charity she now works for the UK’s leading social integration charity, The Challenge. She is responsible for ensuring over 40,000 young people engage in NCS, a programme which brings together young people from different backgrounds to enact social change, across the UK every year.
Abhay Adhikari (PhD) is the founder of Digital Identities. His has run Storytelling Labs in 12 countries with participants that range from museum professionals from the Ájette museum in the Article Circle to multinational executives from Coca-Cola and BMW. He has also developed innovation programmes for Google, Nesta and Lloyds Banking Group. Abhay leads the Urban Sustainable Lab, which was named as one of UK’s 50 New Radical Projects by the Observer newspaper. He has written on digital culture for the Guardian and regularly speaks at events such as Shift Happens, Battle of Ideas and FutureEverything. Abhay has a research background in Biofeedback Gaming. In 2009, after completing his PhD he ran mindfulness workshops in Japan.
Cleo Schoeps: With a background in Art History, Archeology and Literature studies, Cleo has led global cultural projects for over a decade. This includes innovative partnerships such as the Guggenheim UBS Map Global Art Initiative in collaboration with the New York based Guggenheim Museum Foundation to national youth engagement programmes in Switzerland. Her role ranges from setting the strategic vision, develop and implement all project related activation and the management of multiple stakeholders. Cleo has also helped initiate major multi-platform storytelling projects to activate communities at a regional, national and international scale. Through her mentoring work, she supports visionary artistic projects and groups to achieve their fullest potential.