Giles Lane is an artist, designer and researcher with expertise in strategy, analysis, problem-solving, innovation, engagement, facilitating collaboration & project management. His practice is based on creative vision, collaboration, research and design which often leads to processes of storymaking. He is fascinated by how people create and share knowledge, stories and experiences.
In 1994 he founded Proboscis – a non-profit creative studio based in London, UK which he continues to co-direct. He was elected a Fellow of the RSA (Royal Society for the encouragement of Arts, Manufactures and Commerce) in 2008 for his ‘contribution to community development through creative practice’. He has also been a Research Affiliate of the Crucible Network at University of Cambridge (ongoing), a Research Associate at the London School of Economics (2001-10); a Research Fellow at the Royal College of Art (1998-2002) and a Visiting Tutor at Goldsmiths College, University of London (2007-10).
He is currently (2014) an Honorary Research Associate of the Extreme Citizen Science Research Group at University College London and a Visiting Tutor, MA Communication Design at Central St Martins School of Art & Design (University of the Arts, London).