Ali Pretty

Ali Pretty is best known as the founding member and artistic director of the international outdoor arts company – Kinetika, which she founded in 1997 after a long established career in carnival arts and a growing commitment to community engagement work. Ali has collaborated with,…

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Edwina Rigby

Edwina Rigby is Kinetika’s Business and Project Manager. She has brought crucial management experience as well as key creative and technical skill to a range of projects, as well as pioneering new developments in its services. Edwina first became involved in Kinetika’s activities when she was…

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Iola Weir

Iola is a costume-making workshop leader for Kinetika and also a make-up artist for the Kinetika Bloco. She has designed the make-up for Kinetika’s performances since Yemanja in 2002. Iola collaborates on the construction of larger Kinetika structures such as the African faces for the…

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Tony Mason

Tony graduated from University of Wolverhampton in 1997 with a BA in Fine Art with Electronic Media. Since that time he has worked in many artistic arena’s from design of visual entertainment for bands, nightclubs and arts events to prop and set making for Television…

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Mike Pattison

Mike Pattison is a well respected artist, theatrical engineer and puppeteer, working in the outdoor theatre sector for twenty years. He is a long standing member of Emergency Exit Artswhere he has invented and fabricated theatrical machines for many projects. He has also been involved…

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Jeanefer Jean-Charles

Jeanefer Jean-Charles is one of Kinetika’s lead choreographers and has worked on many of the Kinetika Bloco shows, including the Unveiling of the Nelson Mandela statue in Parliament Square and the Beijing Olympic Cultural Festival. She is lead choreographer and dance workshop leader for the…

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Helen Davenport

Helen studied Fine Art and Sculpture at Sir John Cass School of Art in the early eighties. She ran her own business and supplied garments to retailers and wholesalers, also working in the ragtrade/fashion industries in East London and has been costume making for the last…

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