Emerging Voices Team​


Rachel Jacobs: Consulting Editor

Rachel Jacobs, Ph.D.,  is an environmentally engaged digital artist, games designer and Research Associate at the Mixed Reality Lab, University of Nottingham and a Visiting Research Fellow at the Manifest Data Lab, Central St Martins, University of Arts London. Her award winning work has toured nationally and internationally, and she publishes and presents regularly. Rachel co-founded the artist-led collective Active Ingredient in 1996 and the commercial games company Mudlark Production Company in 2007.


David Jeffrey: IT Consultant


David Jeffrey first had a relationship with a computer in 1976. Since then he has flirted with all the better known personal computers. But his main love is small embedded computers:  he designed and built industrial systems based on them. He is now largely retired but still does consulting work.

Tess O'Hara: Social Media Editor

Tess O’Hara is a content manager, barista and writer based in Streatham. She was runner-up for the Brighton Prize for short fiction and has been published in literary journals, including Lighthouse and Adjacent Pineapple: adjacentpineapple.com/tess-o-hara. Tess has an MA in Prose Fiction from UEA and is working on her first novel.

Kendall Perry: Website and Graphic Design

Kendall Perry is a composer, musician and artist exploring the in-between, liminal spaces and indeterminacy in their work. They hold a MMus from the Guildhall School of Music and Drama from 2019, and are currently based in Brooklyn, NYC.  They have a long standing collaboration with Colorado-based contemporary dance company Wild Heart and choreographer Kat Gurley, and love working with other live performance artists.