Rural Projects is pleased to welcome Manchester, UK based artist, Gary Peploe for an August residency.
Gary Peploe was born in Bolton in 1973. A graduate of Interactive Arts B.A. at Manchester Metropolitan University and M.A. Creative Technologies at The University of Salford, he has worked in the media industry, notably with musicians New Order and The Doves. He was Creative Technologies Director of IDEA (Innovation in Digital and Electronic Arts). His video/film and video installation work has been shown nationally and internationally. He founded and is Creative Director of ‘Interval’ established December 2005. Gary is also a founder member of ‘Loosecollective’ an innovative design initiative with 21st century business model. He has worked as a consultant for Manchester’s ‘Bellyfeel’ interactive media company, which was awarded a Webby for 2007’s Crimeface, transmedia online narrative. He also won a ZKM award for Urban Cycles, an international collaboration which he instigated between Interspace, Bulgaria and IDEA, UK. He currently lectures at the University of Salford.