The interdisciplinary 3x4 project team

Paul Sermon

Since the early nineteen-nineties Paul Sermon’s practice-based research in the field of contemporary media art has centred on the creative use of telecommunication technologies. Through his unique use of videoconferencing in artistic telepresence applications he has developed a series of celebrated interactive telematic art installations that have received international acclaim. Paul is Professor of Visual Communication at the University of Brighton, UK.

Prof Paul Sermon,
University of Brighton

Claire McAndrew

Claire is interested in the possibilities of design and digital technologies to facilitate connections between people through urban space for transformative effect. Her research includes: human wellbeing; security and resilience; and future workplaces as they extend beyond buildings into the fabric of the city. Claire is a Research Associate and Chartered Psychologist at the Institute for Environmental Design and Engineering, The Bartlett UCL, UK.

Dr Claire McAndrew,
The Bartlett, University College London

Swati Janu

Swati is an architect at mHS City Lab where her work is centered on bringing design to those who do not otherwise have access to it, through the use of low-cost materials to produce high quality design, bottom-up approaches to design and participatory planning. A graduate from School of Planning and Architecture, New Delhi, she is currently also pursuing an MSc in Sustainable Urban Development from University of Oxford as a part-time course for working professionals.

Swati Janu,
Architect, Delhi

Vivek Muthuramalingam

Vivek is an independent documentary photographer and visual journalist based out of Bangalore. His projects revolve around the theme of urban transformation, public spaces, social disparities and environment – see portfolio at He loves creating and curating personal narratives with the city as the backdrop leading to a commentary on society and neighbourhoods.

Vivek Muthuramalingam,
Photographer, Bangalore

Project Assistants


Robbie Cleary

Harriet HalpinBA Illustration, University of Brighton

Melanie IssakaBA Graphic Design, University of Brighton

Tricha TanBA Graphic Design, University of Brighton