Karrie Fransman and Jonathan Plackett

Karrie Fransman writes and draws visual stories and comics that have been published in The Guardian, The Times, The BBC, Time Out, The Telegraph, The New Statesman, The Young Vic, Psychologies Magazine, The Arts Council and The Goethe Institute. Her illustrated book, ‘Gender Swapped Fairy Tales’ (Faber & Faber, 2020) was co-created with Jonathan Plackett and published in 6 languages. Their newest book ‘Gender Swapped Greek Myths’ will be out in September 2022. Fransman developed an award-winning comic about a teenage refugee, for The British Red Cross, created a 2-storey installation for Southbank Centre and was commissioned to make a ‘Selves Portrait’ for an exhibition with Manchester Art Gallery and the National Portrait Gallery.

Jonathan Plackett is a Creative Technologist / Thinker / Maker / Coder / Game Designer / Author. He specialises in creating playful and shareable interactive experiences including apps, websites, filters, music videos, games and books. His work has been featured in worldwide press including The Wall Street Journal, Der Spiegel, The Times, The Telegraph and the BBC. He is the creator of Face Juggler, the first automatic face swap app, which hit #1 in the App Store with 6 million downloads. He created a live interactive music video for OKGO featuring the faces of all the fans sharing the live stream.