Richard Aslan (co-director) is a writer and performance maker. He works with international publications Cereal Magazine and Perdiz, and was writer-in-residence for various performance festivals. He is a founding member of International Notice and makes experimental performance as one half of ONCE WE WERE ISLANDS.

Chris Gylee (co-director) is a scenographer and performance maker. He has designed for theatres and site-specific performances in Bristol and London, and since 2014 in Berlin, where he is based. He also makes performance together with Richard Aslan and collaborators as ONCE WE WERE ISLANDS.


Jennifer Bell (co-director) is a composer-director. She produces performance in theatres, galleries and in-situ, working with singers to create song cycles, song tours and radio. She is a resident of Pervasive Media Studio & member of Residence, Bristol.