Toby Young is a lecturer in music at Somerville College, Oxford, and Co-Director of the interdisciplinary Centre for Creativity in Research, for whom he has curated installations and events at the Venice Biennale, the Tavistock Centre and Cornell University. In addition, Toby is a songwriter and producer for electronica and urban artists, including Chase & Status, Jacob Banks and MOKO.
An idea worth spreading
Did you know it costs less to go to the opera than to a football match?
I am a…
Activist, Artist, Connector, Consultant, Entrepreneur, Event planner, Explorer, Idea generator, Musician, Performer, Producer, Project manager, Writer/Editor
University of Cambridge, University of Oxford, University of Westminster
Talk to me about
Music, philosophy, art and culture. Or anything. Anything is good too.
People don’t know I’m good at
Cooking. One day I’ll pack it all in and start up an restaurant in the hills of Tuscany.
My TED story
Is just about to start . . .