Lauren Bowker is the creative director and head shaman of PHNX an innovative design house that focuses on Seeing The Unseen. Creating Design lead Technology, Products and Visions for the future world of Arts, Fashion and Wellbeing.
Gill is a Director at Plot, and has been quietly exploring the softer side of the Internet Of Things, through research, film making, designing and developing and facilitating workshop interventions with industry. This includes an interactionary in 2005 around the affordances of RFID, a workshop for companies "The Elephant in the Room: Bringing Innovation into RFID Applications, presenting RFID in supporting everyday life situations. In 2006, she took her film, Everyday Intelligence, to the annual RFID industry forum to provoke discussion about how people then felt about these technologies, what they wanted, and most importantly, what they didn't. Since 2008, she has been working on a joint Plot and BDH project as a part of the Sandbox Media initiative. Here she has been exploring the delicate challenge of being able to support people being happy using pervasive media.