Kieran Startup is a graphic designer and web developer based in London working in the fields of art direction, exhibition design, print and web.
Recent work includes an exhibition identity and printed materials for Auto Italia South East, websites for Art / Work Association, Camberwell College of Arts, Jerwood Space, the London Borough of Bexley, Loughborough Arts, Metz + Racine and Warp Records, as well as art direction for musician Edwin Organ.
From 2013 — 2015 he was Art Director at Hellicar & Lewis, a multi-disciplinary craft, design and technology studio. Working with clients including Adidas, Audi, Diesel, Greenpeace, the National Trust, Nike and Vans on large-scale interactive experiences.
Website design for Carried on Both Sides, an immersive installation that uncovers the ancient history of the @ symbol to question how present logics of freedom and exchange carry with them resonances of past imperial lives.
The loading animation depicts an Amphora, an item referenced frequently in the installation, filling with water in relation to the current time of day.
Development by Ben Lerchin