In addition to the Core Members, the following people have contributed greatly to the development of The WIRED Lab, it’s community, events and projects.
David Crittle, is based in Wagga Wagga and runs the successful electronic supplies company ‘Retrovox’, which specialises in rare and difficult to resource valve and tube technology to clients from around the world. Prior to staring his own company Dave worked for Telecom Australia in their research labs and trained Telecom staff. Dave consults companies, musicians and scientists from around the world in valve and analogue technology. He is a self-confessed “…serial inventor and modifier”, and has played in a few bands. For the past 10 years Dave was an instrumental technician to Wagga Space Program productions and unsound festivals, where he manufactured and taught WSP members and their associates DIY approaches to electronics.
Pip is a media artist, designer, producer, researcher and educator. Her practice focuses on participatory projects that explore the impact of sharing within networks. She is currently a PhD candidate researching community wifi networks and emergent creativity.
She has participated in artist residencies at the Banff Centre for the Arts (Canada), Electrofringe Festival (Newcastle), and the Next Wave Festival (Melbourne); and has been a participating artist at the 2009 International Symposium of Electronic Art (Belfast), the Light In Winter Festival (Melbourne), the Melbourne Festival, 2009 Creative Sydney Festival and was a speaker at the 2008 Alfred Deakin Innovation Lectures.
Pip has also worked extensively across visual and interaction design projects for various clients including the Australian Broadcasting Corporation and EMI Records.