gary-martin is an artist, designer, and facilitator focused on systems of consumption and creation. his social practice playfully engages with the interrelations of objects and environments through participatory art, toolkit design, and audio-visual composition. for over a decade he has facilitated art projects with young people across Wales and partners like Cadw, Prince’s Trust, Shakespeare’s Globe, and Tate Britain. he is a creative producer with pyka, co-creating objects, structures and spaces that enable exploration of worlds built with sound. he is also a lecturer in the school of creative arts at the University of Gloucestershire where his teaching focuses on networked cultures and the political ecology of creative practice. gary-martin lives in Abergavenny, and is working to propagate ‘ecology without nature’.