United Kingdom
Andrew Melchior
ESNS 2023
Creative Technologist, 3rd Space Agency
Andrew started his career as manager and producer for the UK band Elbow, eventually working alongside Sir George Martin and David Bowie at EMI Records, where he initiated and developed digital content and marketing innovations for mobile platforms and internet audiences.His most recent work with Robert del Naja from Massive Attack includes the remastering of their classic 'Mezzanine' album into synthetic DNA and leading the band's experiments in augmented reality, machine learning and robotics.As producer of Björk's first virtual reality album 'Vulnicura VR' his development of real time telepresence and spatial audio techniques have advanced core technologies for performers creating and presenting their creative work in immersive media. His current sustainability focus includes development of low carbon touring solutions and advanced modelling and simulation projects for future protein farming and designing dynamic digital twins of marine robots.