Our Team

Are you a curious mind? Do you like organizing things? Are you familiar with the space, arts, and tech scene in Bangalore? Join our team!


What are we looking for?

Enthusiastic volunteers fascinated about Space, Art, and Science that want to collaborate in organizing this event. The tasks involved are spreading the word, the organization of the event itself, contacting potential sponsors, and collecting “toys to tinker with”. No special skills in those fields needed, but a good understanding of the local scene would be appreciated! Please contact us at hello@sparth.org


THOMAS HEIDTMANN
Founder/Media Artist

Founder of SPARTH. Media artist who examines forms and expressions of exploration, collaboration, and communication – fascinated by space technologies, mirrors, and questions of visibility and observation. He is also a co-founder of Lacuna Lab, an artist-run collaborative community, and space working at the intersection of arts, science, and technology.

YASHAS SHETTY
Mentor/Artist

Yashas Shetty is an artist and educator based in Bangalore. His practice explores working between various disciplines including installation, sound, software and biotechnology. The work he produces is situated between the arts and the sciences, creating situations of dialogue between scientists, artists and the larger community. He has conducted workshops and taught in colleges in India and abroad.

PADMINI RAY MURRAY
Mentor/Academic

Dr. Padmini Ray Murray runs the Digital Humanities programme at Srishti Institute, where she encourages and enjoys creating games and curious technological interventions that allow us to reimagine the world through technology.

SAI KRISHNA
Mentor/Technologist

Intrigued by the great human mind, amygdala, mirror neurons, eyes, ears and how we perceive things, Sai Krishna is on his journey to understand how art, science, history, present and future interesect to create this beautiful world around us. He experiments with virtual and augmented reality, neural/bio sensors and renewable energy.

AGUSTINA PALERMO
Organizer/Artist and Researcher

Agustina V. Palermo is a theater director graduate (2012), teacher and researcher for Universidad Nacional de las Artes (Artes Dramáticas – UNA) in Argentina. She is finishing her master in Open Design (Universidad de Buenos Aires and Humboldt Universität zu Berlin). Her current goal is to create projects that promote the articulation between technology and science in arts. She is director at Open Design Team.

You
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