The South West Creative Technology Network announce Immersion Prototype Teams

The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) have just announced their successful Immersion Prototype teams.  The making phase will now commence and run through April, May, June with a final showcase at the end of June 2019.  Congratulations to all! … Continue reading

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UK aid project helps cut violence against women by more than half in Democratic Republic of Congo

A UK aid project has dramatically reduced women’s experience of domestic and sexual violence in the Democratic Republic of Congo (DRC). A project working to challenge the social acceptance of violence against women and girls (VAWG) in the DRC saw … Continue reading

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Two UK designers win Open Call to explore the playful city in Tokyo

The British Council and Watershed have today announced the two UK creatives who won the Playable City Tokyo 2018 open call to travel to Tokyo for a two-stage residency in June and September 2018; Bristol-based designer Tom Metcalfe and London … Continue reading

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The Heart of the Matter – new art exhibition bringing together art & medicine opens in Bristol

On 14 July 2018 new exhibition, The Heart of the Matter, will open at the Royal West of England Academy (RWA) and Centrespace Gallery in Bristol. Merging art and medicine to reflect on the human heart with artworks inspired by … Continue reading

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Four centuries of weeping British politicians to a night walk celebrating the UN Year of Light…Inside Out Festival reveals first line up

The Culture Capital Exchange (TCCE) have announced the first wave of events for this year’s Inside Out Festival returning for its sixth year with the usual erudite and eclectic mix of debates, performances, walks, screenings, exhibitions and workshops. Showcasing the … Continue reading

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New contributors announced for No Boundaries 2015

No Boundaries 2015, the annual conference exploring the role of arts and culture in contemporary society, has unveiled the latest contributors set to take part. Speakers include Munuve Mutisya, Akamba Peace Museum in Kenya, Seb Chan, Cooper Hewitt Museum in … Continue reading

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Hidden interactive creatures in the city are getting ready to play

Meet the Urbanimals – winner of the Playable City Award 2015 “Bringing people together through play in forgotten areas of the city lies at the heart of what we do.” (Anna Grajper & Sebastian Dobiesz, LAX, 2015 Playable City Award … Continue reading

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Involved fatherhood is critical to gender equality and child development, reveals world’s first global fatherhood report

Gender equality requires a revolution in the lives of men and boys, and achieving this requires urgent policy changes, MenCare-authored report argues in worldwide launch Targeting fathers is the key to achieving gender equality. Fathers matter deeply to child development, … Continue reading

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From pop up parks to a global interactive map of traditional children’s games

The British Council’s ELEVATE StartWell™ initiative is transforming how parents, teachers, local communities and national governments view the importance of play A future that features temporary pop-up parks where they’re needed most, safe urban areas for children to play in … Continue reading

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Ashley wants to make you smile…..

Watershed’s new Studio Artist in Residence is creative technologist Ashley James Brown Creative coder, technologist, sound artist and electronic musician Ashley James Brown has just been announced as the new Studio Artist in Residence at Watershed. He’ll be spending two … Continue reading

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