Keith is an artist and co-founder of motiroti, whose projects include Alladeen - a performance project about outsourcing in India and winner of a New York OBIE. His career has been eclectic, engaging with diverse audiences and practices, working with communities and technology. Consistently using the energy of popular culture, Keith’s work is large-scale and celebratory. Keith began his career producing costumes for the Notting Hill and Trinidad carnivals. He was part of the creative team that produced the Millennium Dome’s opening ceremony and became Director of Design Ceremonies at the Commonwealth Games in 2002. Keith was Artistic Director for the Queen’s Golden Jubilee Commonwealth celebrations and Chief Executive of Rich Mix, a publicly funded, international cultural and heritage centre.
Term of appointment: 1 May 2006 – 30 April 2014 (reappointed 1 May 2010)