Andy Franzkowiak

Andy Franzkowiak

Creative Producer and CuratorLondon, United Kingdom
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Andy Franzkowiak

Andy Franzkowiak

Creative Producer and CuratorLondon, United Kingdom
About me
Andy is an award-winning creative producer who specialises in science/art projects and site-specific works. His work includes the critically acclaimed Enlightenment Café - a series of multidisciplinary art and science collaborations, notable productions include; Deadinburgh, Edinburgh and New Atlantis, London. Andy was part of creative team for Utopia 2016, curating Paths to Utopia, a 3-month exhibition and events programme at Somerset House involving 500 participants across a range of art forms and academia. Andy recently produced Blood for The Science Gallery London and worked with Somerset House Studios. Andy has developed art/science projects with several high-profile institutions, including: European Space Agency, University of Edinburgh, UCL, KCL, Manchester Metropolitan University and University of Warwick. He has previously worked with: Punchdrunk, The Old Vic Tunnels, Southbank Centre, BBC.
  • Blood: Life Uncut
    Blood: Life UncutScience Gallery London’s, Blood: Life Uncut, produced and curated by Andy Franzkowiak, featured film, performance, talks, an exhibition and art installations. The season ran from July to November 2017, across London Bridge and Peckham and was experienced by over 20,000 people. The full programme of events can be found on the Science Gallery London website. More information about the exhibition can be found here. Press from the exhibition - New Scientist - "Bloody exhibition is only for the brave
Projects credited in
  • The Wonder Project
    The Wonder ProjectThis new interactive arts experience will take you on a journey through Wakehurst, exploring our evolving and complex relationship with nature - from the elements and soil, to flora and fauna. Unfolding into the wider landscape you will encounter soundscapes, sculptures and art installations, inspired by Wakehurst’s plants and the work of Kew’s scientists in the Millennium Seed Bank. These experimental art pieces are borne out of an unprecedented level of collaboration between Wakehurst, Kew Sc
Work history
    Creative DirectorShrinking space
    London, United KingdomFull Time
    • Starting my own company has meant huge development in my comprehension of all areas involved. We have worked on collaborative projects across the UK involving cultural institutions, arts organisations and artists, universities, scientific institutions, private industry and audiences. All projects are engaged in creating interactive experiences encouraging critical thinking, life-long learning and collaborative methodology. • Competencies: General management, budgeting, operations, relationship management, project management, staff management, legal, creative development, evaluation, comms management, fundraising and long-term strategizing. • Projects: The Wonder Project, Space to Breathe, My City on Mars, Mind’s Eye, Project Doomsday, Creatures of the Night • Collaborators include: European Space Agency, Kew Gardens, Rutherford Appleton Labs, Science and Industry Museum, British Science Association, NASA, Barbican
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    Creative ProducerKing's College London
     - London, United KingdomFreelance
    • Worked on a collection of large-scale collaborative projects, including exhibitions in venues such as Somerset House, performances, research projects and university public engagement projects. All projects involved international artists and academics from across KCL collaborating on new commissions. • Competencies: Curation, research, programming, budget management, staff management, concept development and comms management. • Projects: Arts in Society, Traces of War, Paths to Utopia, Science Gallery London’s Blood: Life Uncut • Collaborators: Science Gallery Melbourne, Science Gallery Dublin, Somerset House Studios, Courtauld Gallery, Waag Society (Amsterdam)
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  • Curation
  • Creative Direction
  • Relationship Management
  • Staff Management
  • Concept Design
  • Concept Delivery
  • Multidisciplinary Design
  • Digital
  • Interdisciplinary Collaboration
    BA (Hons) Human GeographyThe University of Liverpool
     - Liverpool, United Kingdom
    Best STEM Project AwardNCCPE
    Awarded for The Enlightenment Cafe: Deadinburgh - an interdisciplinary immersive theatre project.