Carl Robertshaw is a transdisciplinary designer and artist, engaged at the
intersection of performance, engineering and fine art.
Carl seeks to champion and celebrate unique, ambitious voices who share a
positive vision for the future.
Carl enjoys working across live events, TV, theatre, gallery and installation design,
stadium shows, architecture and space engineering. He is the only 5-time World
Sport Kite Champion and now mentors the competing teams.
Carl has collaborated with artists such as Björk, ANOHNI, Kylie Minogue, Hussein
Chalayan and has been commissioned by MoMA NY, The Hayward Gallery and The
London Design Biennale. His work has been celebrated on stages around the
world, including The Super Bowl 50 Halftime Show, Royal Opera House,
Glastonbury, Commonwealth Games and the 2012 Olympic ceremonies.
Carl was instrumental in developing the Hatchling, potentially the world's largest
non-mechanical flying puppet, which led the procession for the Queen’s
He has an ongoing relationship with Oxford Space Systems developing deployable
satellites, with designs currently operating in Low Earth Orbit.
Carl is leading in the creation of PoliNations, a groundbreaking multidisciplinary
public art installation in the heart of Birmingham this summer celebrating diversity
through performance, live plants, light and sound, mass participation, sanctuary
spaces, local voices, nature and spectacle.