Tom Higham

Freelance digital art, curation, production and consultancy. @MIFestival producer. @CityOfMediaArts Creative Director.

About Tom

Tom works with artists, developers, designers, arts organisations and policy makers all over the world to curate and produce ambitious artworks and creative projects. He is interested in the enabling power of digital technology, and is inspired by well considered, simple and effective ideas and artworks.

Last year Tom was appointed Creative Director of the UNESCO City of Media Arts: Mediale 2018, a new, large scale International festival in York. Other work includes major new commissions for the Manchester International Festival later this year - the festival has previously included Bjork’s three-week Biophilia residency and Queen and Country by Steve McQueen. From 2012 - 2016 Tom was Executive Director of FutureEverything in Manchester, a festival of ideas focusing on digital culture.