Printeractive! is a group of printmakers, graphic designers, artists, interaction designers and technologists interested in developing interdisciplinary collaborations. We are currently based in Liverpool and collaborate across a wide range of heritage and cultural organisations and institutions across the North West, Europe and the Americas. The team is distributed across the Art Labs LJMU, particularly with the Design Lab and the Printmaking Studio in the John Lennon Art & Design Building.
Javier is a Web Scientist who specialises in the development of Tangible User Interfaces (TUI), and has a particular interest in Cultural Heritage. Javier has a background in Graphic Design, Marketing and TV&Film post production. His research explores diverse ways in which physical objects and artefacts can help users engage with complex sets of data. Javier a Lecturer in Graphic Design and Illustration and a researcher for the Design Lab at LJMU.
Hannah Fray is a Liverpool based artist who has exhibited internationally. Her work merges traditional and contemporary techniques which explore the language of printmaking. Her prints currently explore nature, insects and biodiversity. Hannah has worked at many scales, from small artists books to large paper/printmaking sculptures. Hannah studied Fine Art at Liverpool John Moores University and has worked as a printmaking demonstrator and lecturer at various institutions across the North of England. She now runs the printmaking department at the John Lennon Art and Design Academy in Liverpool.
NeilMorris is Reader in Contemporary Printmaking at the Liverpool School of Art andDesign, Liverpool John Moores University. For nearly 40 years Morris has been engaged with a passion for printmaking and has exhibited internationally, spoken widely and educated broadly in a mission to disseminate his interests and beliefs on this subject. Throughout this time he has collaborated extensively in places as far flung as Lima, Shanghai, Athens, Orebro, Cologne and Salford! He sees collaboration as being central to his artistic practice and his work deals with considerations of nostalgia and memory. He is also a co-founder of ‘Eight Days a Week’ (8DAW) a banner name for a fluid membership of up to forty cross-media artists drawn from the major artistic centres of Liverpool and her twin German city of Cologne.