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 will be leading the procession for the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee.
Carl led 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.
Carl enjoys an ongoing relationship with Oxford Space Systems developing deployable satellites with designs currently operating in Low Earth Orbit.