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.
Senior Exhibitions & Experience Design Manager
Anika brings her passion and experience in human-centred design and user experience to her role in MOD. Previously, Anika led the delivery of the Kauwi Interpretive Centre at the Adelaide Desalination Plant, and developed public engagement apps and games. Her design sensibility, science, communications experience and high-level project management skills translate our vision into interactive exhibits. She is connected to startup networks in Adelaide and is also a writer and illustrator.
Digital Exhibitions Manager
Simon is a software developer, who brings high-level electronics and coding skills, and has experience in running workshops for young people for the likes of the Australian Network for Art and Technology and Hackerspace. His understanding of the interface between art and technology contributes to the design of robotics and machine intelligence exhibits at MOD.
Digital Exhibitions Manager
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.
With over 10 years’ experience in events and marketing, Leanne is responsible for programming a calendar of events that delve more deeply into MOD. exhibition themes and provocations, and showcasing UniSA research. She is responsible for the marketing of the programs and stakeholder engagement for MOD. and is passionate about igniting a spark of curiosity in young people.
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.
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.
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.
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.