Team

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Livia Filotico is Moon Festival’s founder and Director. She is a social anthropologist trained at Goldsmiths University, a creative producer, and a passionate supporter of disruptive forms of communications.

Livia Filotico

Festival Director
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Nii is director of Nii Ayikwei Parkes Associates, an arts and business consultancy. He is also an award-winning writer and publisher, and founder of flipped eye publishing.

Nii Ayikwei Parkes

Programming
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Rasheeda Page-Muir is a 20-year old poet, speaker, writer and community organiser. After 2 years in the UK Youth Parliament she founded Revolyoution London. She studies Politics and Social Anthropology at SOAS.

Rasheeda Page-Muir

Community Liaison
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Ahmed Akasha is a highly experienced and versatile creative lead with 14 years experience. A self confessed teaholic and music snob, he founded and runs D237, a boutique creative agency.

Ahmed Akasha

Visual Language, Branding and Design
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Francesca is a pharmacist and chemist with a long-lasting passion for plants; she currently works at UCL as a research associate for the Phytotherapy and Pharmacognosy Group

Francesca Scotti

Garden Curator
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Eleanor is an accountant and a singer. As an accountant she worked for Keychange Charity and NPO Spread the Word. As a singer, she tours the world with Stile Antico.

Eleanor Harris

Finance Director
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Laxmi is a poet and short story writer. She founded Junkiri Initiatives, an organisation supporting marginalised women and girls through arts & literature and graduated as a qualified Social Worker from University of East London.

Laxmi Rai

Community Engagement

GIVING US DIRECTION

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Daniel is the founding Director of Science Gallery London at King’s College London. He was the first scientist to serve as a judge for the Man Booker Prize and regularly presents and contributes to television and radio programmes.

Dan Glaser

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Josephine Burton is a creative producer of over 70 new pieces of award-winning cross art-form work nationally and internationally. Josephine is a music advisor for PRS Foundation and professional vocalist.

Josephine Burton

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Lucie is a British science communicator and solar researcher. She presents The Sky at Night and is a Royal Society University Research Fellow at Mullard Space Science Laboratory of the University College London.

Dr. Lucie Green