Julia Bell is a writer and Senior Lecturer at Birkbeck College, London where she is the Course Director of the Creative Writing MA. She is the author of three novels, most recently The Dark Light, the co editor of the Creative Writing Coursebook as well as three volumes of short stories. She also takes photographs, writes poetry, short stories, occasional essays and journalism. She divides her time between London and Berlin. http://www.juliabell.net/

Elly Clarke

Elly Clarke works with photography, drawing, music, performance and curating. Her work has been shown internationally at venues that include The Lowry Centre, Salford Quays; Kiasma, Helsinki; Franklin Furnace, New York; Midland Art Centre, Birmingham; Milton Keynes Gallery and NCCA in Moscow. New works have been commissioned by Fabrica / Brighton Digital Festival, Camden Council and others. For five years Elly ran Clarke Gallery - initially out of her flat and later as a mobile venture. http://www.ellyclarke.com/


With a focus on collaboration rather than competition we plan to work with a whole range of partners from Berlin and beyond. If you are an organisation that would like to team up with us, please get in touch - we would love to hear from you!