Lecturer BA (Hons) Graphic Design
Motion & Interactivity Pathway Leader.
Gary Peploe was born in Bolton in 1973. A graduate of Interactive Arts B.A. at Manchester Metropolitan University and M.A. Creative Technologies at The University of Salford, he has worked in the media industry, notably with musicians New Order and The Doves. He was Creative Technologies Director of IDEA (Innovation in Digital and Electronic Arts). He has lectured in Art and Media and at Manchester Metropolitan University 2001-10. He has spoken at Art and Media conferences both at home and abroad and his video/film and video installation work has been shown nationally and internationally. He has taught at the National School of Art in Bulgaria. He founded and is Creative Director of ‘Interval’ established December 2005 and co-directs with Karen Gaskill. Gary is also a founder member of ‘Loosecollective’ an innovative design initiative with 21st century business model. He has worked as a consultant for Manchester’s ‘Bellyfeel’ interactive media company, which was awarded a Webby for 2007’s Crimeface, transmedia online narrative. He also won a ZKM award for Urban Cycles an international collaboration which he instigated between Interspace, Bulgaria and IDEA, UK.