Dr Kristin Alford
Kristin is a futurist and engineer who is inspired by exploring the possibilities for tomorrow and how they can emerge from today. As the inaugural Director, she leads a team dedicated to bringing MOD.’s vision into reality. A highly creative thinker, with experience in engineering, human resources, strategy and communications, Kristin weaves together strands of multi-disciplinary thinking. Kristin is a skilled facilitator, influencer and public speaker.
Daniel brings experience in end-to-end video production, audio visual content and digital platforms including screens, web and social media. As well as producing video content, Daniel delivers the programming for the Science on a Sphere and touchscreens in the Universal Gallery, and explores the role of augmented and virtual reality.
Dr Lisa Bailey
Senior Exhibitions Manager
Lisa is a science communicator and Program Manager with experience in cultural institutions both in South Australia and the UK.
Affectionately known as Cheryl, Dearna brings to MOD. a wealth of experience in producing diverse arts and cultural events. Never shying away from disrupting the status quo, Dearna is passionate about creating opportunities and experiences which challenge and empower others to do the same.
Becci Love is an arts and events producer, who has spent the last decade working with artists and festivals around the world. She is also Co-Director at FELTspace, an artist-run gallery, and is Co-Founder and Co-Producer of the Mary Lee Exchange. Becci is particularly interested in interdisciplinary and experimental art forms and engaging with and supporting people from marginalised communities.
Dr Merinda Edwards
Merinda is a passionate communicator, aiming to produce vibrant and engaging content that brings people together. Strong practicing festival, arts and event management experience, combined with marketing and community development. Academically engaged and education professional with a Doctor of Philosophy – PhD.
Dr Dylan DeLosAngeles
Dylan has deep research experience with a background in neuroscience. His practical knowledge of public performing and science communication contributes to the interactive physical exhibits, and live research opportunities within MOD.
With a degree in communications, media and culture, Kiah has been appointed to the Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Graduate Program for 2018-2019. Kiah is applying her expertise to continuously improve visitor engagement at MOD. including communications, evaluation, reporting and design.
Natalie is an emerging museum professional, with experience in exhibitions and collections management. She is passionate about technology, community engagement, and social justice.
With a background in marketing, arts, administration and small business, Rosie handles the organisation of everyone and everything at MOD. from finance to ensuring our procedures run smoothly.
The MOD.YAB Team
One of MOD.’ s principles is to create opportunities for young people to contribute their ideas – with that in mind we established MOD.YAB, a youth advisory board made up of talented University of South Australia students specialising in science, technology, accessibility and inclusion, communication, visual arts and gaming.
Read about the journey of creating MOD.YAB and get to know the board members a bit more intimately in this blog post.