Gabrielle Jenks is the Director of Abandon Normal Devices and the UK’s only roaming festival of art, new cinema, digital culture. She is a curator and cultural producer interested in critically engaged practice and switching audiences onto new artforms, in site specific contexts. She has worked with a number of organisations like the British Film Institute, FACT (Foundation for Art and Creative Industry) tate, Liverpool Biennial and has lead on a number of art tech collaborations with Google and the BBC. Her specialist interest is in new cinematic practices and working in the public realm, she is executive producer of feature films by Gillian Wearing, the award-winning VR production In the Eyes of the Animal and has commissioned an extensive number of artists including Aleksandra Domanovic, Oneohtrix Point Never, Molleindustria, the Yes Men, 0100101110101101
ie Wagenknecht, and Apichatpong Weerasethakul.