Kirstin Sibley & Andrew Baker
For Invisible Numbers, Andrew and Kirstin have collaborated to bring to life the achievements of Walthamstow-born Ted Newman, who helped develop Alan Turing’s ideas for a stored-program computer into a working machine – the Pilot ACE. Andrew has translated Kirstin’s concept and research into a series of enlightening infographics for an exclusive newspaper of for the exhibition. View it using the PILOT ACE tab at the top.
Andrew Baker is an illustrator and academic with over 20 years’ experience in illustration. After studying at Liverpool Polytechnic and the Royal College of Art, he is now Senior Lecturer in Illustration at Middlesex University. He has worked extensively in the fields of publishing, design and advertising, with clients ranging from The Guardian to Saatchi & Saatchi, and has won several awards, including Gold for Editorial Illustration from the Association of Illustrators. Andrew's recent illustrated book, The Body: A Graphic Guide To Us, was a collaboration with author Steve Parker, published by Aurum Press, 2016
Kirstin Sibley is a historian with a background in project management for the publishing and marketing sectors. Her research for the Ex Warner Project provided a historical and architectural context for Lucy Harrison’s and Katherine Green’s exhibition and book exploring the social history of the Warner Estate in Walthamstow. She was runner-up in the Bringing Innovation category at the London Volunteers in Museum Awards in 2015 for her social media work for the Vestry House Museum, which included research, strategy and audience development.
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