Abandon Normal Devices (AND) | Festival of New Cinema, Digital Culture & Art

// Press Release Thu 21 – Sun 24 September 2017 Abandon Normal Devices Festival | Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art | Castleton, Peak District National Park (UK) Abandon Normal Devices (AND) Festival, the UK’s only roaming digital … Continue reading

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Congratulations Watershed on receiving continuing Arts Council England National Portfolio Funding until 2022

Watershed is delighted to be confirmed as a continuing part of Arts Council England’s National Portfolio and looks forward to sustaining Watershed’s leadership and innovation role in the cultural ecosystem. With a focus on collaboration and partnership, Watershed is recognised … Continue reading

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Freedive with the world’s largest predators in The Click Effect

The Click Effect is a live-action, immersive VR experience following two renegade marine science researchers as they attempt to freedive a hundred feet below the ocean’s surface in a single breath to capture the “click” communication of dolphins and sperm whales – the world’s largest … Continue reading

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My Mother’s Wing’ testing the limits of unconditional love

Virtual Reality production company Vrse.works presents ‘My Mother’s Wing’ their latest production with the UN highlighting the difficult reality of life in Gaza. The VR short shows how mothers spread love and support even in the most difficult circumstances – … Continue reading

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A History of Cuban Dance and other stories… Sundance 2016 New Frontier showcases Vrse.works VR experiences including Chris Milk’s immersive installation, Treachery of Sanctuary

Several of the Virtual Reality studio Vrse.works VR pieces have been selected to be showcased at Sundance 2016 as part of the New Frontier programme. Their chosen work include :  A History of Cuban Dance (2016)  A History of Cuban Dance  is a 5 minute visual feast … Continue reading

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Dawn to Dusk

Here at Ladbury HQ having to wear sunglasses and turn the heating off in the UK at Christmas has inspired us to reflect on another extraordinary year, enjoy the sunset of 2015 and look ahead to all 2016 will bring. … Continue reading

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Taking Flight

The New York Times celebrates this year’s best actors for their annual Great Performers issue with the Virtual Reality experience “Take Flight.” Created by specialist VR studio Vrse.works and inspired by some of the most iconic airborne moments in cinematic … Continue reading

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Matt Johnson’s Midday to Midnight Marathon

Starting at noon today, 7 May 2015 and Election Day, I urge you to take a break from the corporate media mush and tune-in to Matt Johnson’s ‘Midday to Midnight Marathon’ – 12 hours of non-stop coverage on his radio … Continue reading

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Harvard Professor’s new interactive site uncovers hidden slave histories in Jamaica and Virginia

Betty was born in Jamaica in the summer of 1739. She married and had seven children. When Betty was 46 years old, Joseph Foster Barham, British absentee owner of a Jamaican sugar plantation, bought her for just £40 along with … Continue reading

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Could Thingful be the new Google for Internet of Things?

Sharks in the ocean, weather stations in Brazil, radiation detectors in Germany and even Tower Bridge in London are some of the millions of objects around the world that are slowly entering the public consciousness as the new connected world … Continue reading

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