General Information

Full Name Lukas Hornby
Languages English, Spanish (B1)

Select performances

  • 2022
    Reveil:International Dawn Chorus Day
    Hannah Lamb’s Textile Shed, Bingley
  • 2022
    Altared Lane:Radio Commission
    Resonance Extra Outlands Takeover, Online & DAB
  • 2020
    GRST:Drones and Percussion
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    • Space.Zero:UK-Russia Year of Music
  • 2020
    GRST:Throat Mic Synthesis
    MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
    • The Joyous Thing 2
  • 2018
    This Space is Occupied
    Ivegate, Bradford
    • Acting as the Anarchist Printer
    • Directed by Bent Architects
  • 2018
    Cliffe Castle Museum Experience
    Cliffe Castle, Keighley
    • Uncommons 3 Festival
  • 2017
    The Synth Ensemble
    The Tetley Gallery, Leeds
    • No Quiet Place, part of the Tetley Weekender

Creative Producer

  • 2022
    The Joyous Thing 3
    MK Gallery
    • Broadcast live on Resonance Extra DAB radio for 24hrs
    • 12 original commisions of radio art
    • Three live performances including Check Rain from Coby Sey
  • 2021
    Broadcast Your Bradford to the World
    • created with an Outlands Digital Commision grant
    • interactive audio-visual work as a critical response to Bradford’s City of Culture 2025 bid
    • translating movement into sound allowing the audience to be composers
  • 2021
    The Joyous Thing 2
    • An online version of the Outlands Network annual sector event
    • Remote panel disucssions, commisoned performances, in-conversations, sound walk, play-along quiz
    • Streamed and broadcast live from my home studio


  • 2018
    Schwitters Legacy:The Caravan Press
    The Hatton Gallery, Newcastle, UK
  • 2017
    Ground Force One Extra Residency:The Caravan Press
    Florence Mine, Egremont (catalogue), UK


  • 2020
    UK/European/Baltic collaboration and opportunities
    Kaliningrad, Russia
    • Convenor and speaker
    • Discussed my epxeriences as a creative producer & promotor working within Europe and Baltic states
    • Proposed future working models post-Brexit
  • 2020
    DIY music culture and the institution–working together to reach audiences
    MK Gallery, Milton Keynes
    • Representing FUSE Art Space at the The Joyous Thing 2
  • 2018
    Activating the Archive of Gwyneth Alban Davis
    The Harris Gallery, Preston
    • Lubaina Himid Print Symposium, speaker & panellist
  • 2017
    Introducing the Archive of Gwyneth Alban Davis
    Merz Barn, Langdale
    • AnneBlume Weekend, speaker


  • 2017
    The Caravan Press
    Typ-ooo North
    • Limited Artist-edition of 25


  • 2017
    Typ-ooo North:The Caravan Press
    Merz Barn, Langdale
  • 2016
    Independent Residency
    Merz Barn, Langdale
  • 2015
    Independent Residency
    Merz Barn, Langdale
  • 2014
    Merz DIY Summer School
    Merz Barn, Langdale
  • 2013
    Merz DIY Summer School
    Merz Barn, Langdale


  • 2015
    Tour De Yokrshire 2015
    Higher Bradfield, Sheffield, UK
    • Souvenir letterpress poster making
  • 2015
    British Science Festival 2015
    Bradford Brewery, Westgate, Bradford
    • Letterpress poster making
    • Using the worlds first 3D-Printed typeface
  • 2013-14
    Saltaire Festival & Arts Trail
    Victoria Hall, Saltaire
    • Letterpress poster making
  • 2013-14
    Bradford Festival
    Peace Gardens, Bradford
    • Letterpress poster making


  • 2012-2014
    MA Peace Studies with Merit
    University of Bradford
    • Dissertation on the Political Ideologies of Digital Start-up business, exploring ideas of gender socialisation, using ground theory & primary research.
  • 2006-2010
    BSc (Hons) Network Computing 1:1
    University of Staffordshire
    • Vocational aspect of systems admin and networking computing for local and wide area networks.
    • Course accredited by CISCO and the British Computing Society
    • 1st year winner of British Computing Society Prize.


  • 2020-Present
    Director/Digital Producer
    OUTLANDs Network, UK Wide
    • commissioning & producing tours
    • content for social media and website production
  • 2020-Present
    Creativity Council Member
    Bradford Producing Hub, Bradford
    • review applications for training and funding
    • helping the project think about all the different communities in Bradford and what they want and need
  • 2020-Present
    Online Program Manager
    • liaison with students and tutors
    • facilitating Zoom teaching
    • marketing and PR for a program that included over 50 courses in 2021
    • relationships with regional & international press
    • evaluation of course performance
  • 2018-Present
    Gallery & Project Manager
    Fuse Art Space, Bradford
    • bookings
    • stock management
    • invigilation
    • sound engineering
    • fundarising
    • networking
    • outreach and learning
    • audience development
  • 2016-2021
    • ethical investment scheme providing loanstock to radical co-operatives
    • agenda keeping for committee meeting
    • sealing of share certificates
  • 2017-2019
    Typooo North
    • an artist collective founded with Kurt Schwitter PhD Heather Ross
    • produced an exhibition, archival prints and a hardback publication
    • archive gifted into care of Lubiana Himid and UCLan.
  • 2014-2016
    Chapel Street Studio Cooperative
    • An innovative Creative Agency/Cooperative acting as a consortium and broker of creative services for its members
    • First major contract with the British Science Association to deliver the British Science Festival branding
    • Bid writer for our successful application to the Young Cooperators Award, organised by Alt-Gen

Honors and Awards

  • 2015
    • Young Co-operators Prize (AltGen)
  • 2006
    • British Computing Society Undergraduate Prize

Other Interests

  • Creative Interests: AI/Machine Learning for Digital Media, Generative Art for Pen Plotters
  • Hobbies: permaculture, hiking, fostering/adopting large-breed dogs