Natalie is a curator and personal trainer born by the sea. Her interests lie in the capacities of art, ideas and health to develop self-awareness and create community: their ability to make us feel differently about ourselves and the world around us. She writes about art at www.contemplatingthecuratorial.org.
Louise is an artist, art educator and a swimming coach who is experienced in open-water events. Since 2010 she has completed 1 English Channel relay, a solo length of Windermere and English Channel solo swim in 2013. She enjoys the multi-sensory experience of being immersed in water, being removed from the ‘noise’ of everyday life and connected to the outdoor enviroment.