Nicola is an illustrator, electronic music producer and creative technologist. Her first commission was illustrating a children's book when she was 16, designed to help children coping with depression. Her music production is a personal project, experimenting with different ambient styles to communicate melancholy through sound. She is also passionate about video games and their power to educate or challenge players on their attitudes towards subject matters.
Having recently completed an MSc in I.T. She's interested in new ways to approach game development, combining her skills, to tell stories and encourage new ways of thinking.
Her first project will be with sculptor Alec Stevens and writer Jo Kimber, creating an immersive navigation app taking people on a dramatised tour of the history of the LGBTQ+ community in Bristol to increase awareness of the subject in darker times.
Personal blog: www.hoggsofwar.wordpress.com
Social media: @HOGGSofWAR