Hansjorg Schmidt heads the MA Light in Performance programme at Rose Bruford College in London. In this conversation he explains how he uses light when designing theatrical productions, and we explore ideas about the role of light in professional settings.
Austin O’Carroll spends much of his time working with homeless and marginalised people in Dublin, where he founded Safetynet (an organisation designed to address inequalities and improve healthcare for homeless people). His PhD, based on ethnographic research, examines the experiences of marginalised groups. He is active in disability politics and sails with the Irish Paralympic Sailing Team.