Since 1996 Rachel Baker worked as a web developer (BBC, Razorfish, LSE) and practised as an artist exploring Internet and Internet radio on the artserver irational.org. Her art practice was particularly concerned with contemporary marketing techniques and how data is gathered, surveyed, distributed and controlled and has exhibited at the ICA, Ars Electronica, and the CCA Glasgow.
She is currently with the Arts Council of England as Media Arts Officer for London, supporting artists and organisations working with moving image and digital media, and is contributing to the Digital Opportunity programme at the Arts Council’s National Office. She recently curated an event ‘Do The Arts Speak Digital?’ at Sadler’s Wells, a collaboration with the Guardian and Amb:IT:ion.
She also makes music with Antifamily, one of a number of bands with the independent music label Difficult Fun.