Managing Director

Susanna Chisholm

Available 3.5 days per week, including Mondays and Tuesdays.

Technical Manager

Mike Jones

Please contact for equipment hire enquiries

Communications and Content Manager

Edward Longville

Please contact for press-related enquiries.


Steven Bode

is Associate Director of Film and Video Umbrella, the UK's leading makers of artists' moving image. During his thirty years as Director, he initiated nearly 200 different projects, including major works from internationally-acclaimed artists such as Ed Atkins, Duncan Campbell, Tacita Dean, Simon Fujiwara, Isaac Julien, Mark Leckey, Gillian Wearing, and Jane & Louise Wilson. Alongside this commissioning activity, he has curated large-scale group exhibitions and written extensively about video, film and contemporary art for several international publications and artists' monographs.

Susan Collins

is an artist who works across gallery, public and online locations often employing transmission, networking and time as primary materials. Works include the BAFTA nominated Tate in Space, commissioned for Tate Online (2002); Underglow (2005-6), a network of illuminated drains for the Corporation of London; Seascape (2009), a solo show for the De La Warr Pavilion, Bexhill-on-Sea, and Brighter Later (2013), a light installation for the Radcliffe Observatory, Oxford driven by live weather data. Since 2002 she has investigated the relationship of time to place and landscape through a series of lens-based year-long live internet transmissions from remote locations, the latest of which is Dell Quay (2022-23) commissioned by Pallant House Gallery, Chichester for Sussex Landscape: Chalk, Wood and Water. Collins is Emeritus Professor of Fine Art at the Slade School of Fine Art, University College London where she was the first female Slade Professor and Director (2010-18), Head of Research (2019-23) and where she established the Slade Centre for Electronic Media in Fine Art (SCEMFA) in 1995.

Liz Draper

is a fundraiser based in Leeds. She is currently Director of Development at Opera North, where she leads a team responsible for generating income and managing relationships with a portfolio of individual and institutional donors. In previous roles she led the corporate partnerships programmes at the last two UK Cities of Culture, Hull 2017 and Coventry 2021, and has consulted for a range of charities in the arts and culture sector.

Myvanwy Evans

has led cultural strategy and communications consultancy at Tate, Global, Viacom and Red Bull to diversify audiences and widen participation. Founding a non profit cultural communications agency, Louder Than Words Ltd in the aftermath of 2011 UK riots. Myvanwy has worked with many leading arts and culture organisations to help diversify programmes as well as amplify the voices of young people and marginalised communities. Trained in Fine Art and a passionate educator she has designed Apprenticeship programmes for BPI The BRITs Trust, coordinated the design of national creative and media Diplomas at ScreenSkills (formally Skillset) and developed mentoring and education at leading independent training providers. A member of The Brit Awards Voting Academy and all female Board of Directors at bSupreme charity who support women in the arts. She has been selected for a full bursary by BAPAM, PPL and Help Musicians to study an MA in Psychotherapy at Goldsmiths, specifically to support ethnically diverse artists and to widen representation across the Counselling and Psychotherapy sector.

Gilly Fox

is a curator based in London, UK. Trained in Fine Art and History of Film and Visual Media, she has been Assistant Curator at Hayward Gallery Touring since 2013 where she has co-curated and organised exhibitions in 40 galleries and museums across the UK and at Southbank Centre in London. Outside her institutional role, she curated the Pavilion of Humanity, a collateral event of the Venice Biennale in 2017, co-curated the first UK solo show of leading Norwegian artist Vanessa Baird at the Drawing Room in 2020; and again at Glasgow Women’s Library in 2022. In 2023 she will work with a neurodiverse collective to curate Stim Cinema at Derby QUAD, which challenges neurotypical assumptions around film and gallery presentation. She has been a lecturer at Norwich University of the Arts since 2020 and guest lectures at other HE institutions across the UK.

Janette James

is the Learning and Development Manager at Islington Council, responsible for the development of almost one thousand employees. She is a mentor and a coach, creating the organisation’s first mentoring programme for underrepresented individuals in leadership. Janette chairs the Equalities and Fairness board and leads the programme of Fairness Champion volunteers. Janette is a member of organisation’s Race Equality Network and the Time to Change working group supporting mental health and ensuring a safe and inclusive working environment. Janette’s previous role was Marketing and Public Relations Manager, at Sureway Parking, UK partner of Vivendi. Janette was responsible for updating the company UK image and was hailed for her unique methodology to promote and strengthening staff engagement and improving employee relations.

Kajal Kothari

is a HR Consultant with over 15 years' Human Resource management experience, with a demonstrated history of achieving success on a variety of projects within a breadth of different sectors including Not For Profit, Housing, Retail, Transportation, Energy, Information and Communications. She is a subject matter expert in talent management, consultation, employee engagement, policy and process compliance. She is also experienced in strategic and operational leadership, with specific experience in the social housing sector working with stakeholders to deliver successful programmes resulting with placing people into work, training, scrutiny panels, improved employee relations and inclusion programmes. 

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