VIKA Books takeover on The Bookseller homepage today

Created by immersive book publishers and Pervasive Media Studio residents VIKA Books as part of the South West Creative Technology Network, Baby BSL: Where is the Bird? encourages parents of both deaf and hearing children to learn British Sign Language … Continue reading

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SWCTN Blog: Data consumption increase in lockdown – should we flatten this curve?

Interesting and timely blog from South West Creative Technology (SWCTN) Data fellow Corinne Stuart, an engineer/maker with experience in both automotive and product design. Through the fellowship she will explore the true environmental impact of our data usage. Yes, we … Continue reading

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AVATAR ARTIST LATURBO AVEDON TAKES OVER THE FACTORY REIMAGINED IN FORTNITE CREATIVE

Launching today, world premiere of the first Virtual Factory commission reimagines OMA’s landmark design for Manchester International Festival’s future home Other Virtual Factory artists premiering original digital work over the next 12 months include Jenn Nkiru, Robert Yang and Tai … Continue reading

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8 Minutes announced as part of Sadler’s Wells Digital Stage

“Solar powered beauty” Evening Standard Next Friday, 8 May groundbreaking choreographer Alexander Whitley’s 2017 dance production, 8 Minutes, will be presented as part of Sadler’s Wells free online platform, Digital Stage, designed to keep audiences “entertained and connected through dance … Continue reading

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Still here to tell your stories…

As we reach the end of a very tough week, the team at Ladbury is sending out a message of solidarity to all of our clients and friends in these unprecedented times. We want to thank the amazing health care … Continue reading

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SWCTN Automation Prototype Teams Announced

The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) have just announced their Automation Prototype Teams! There are eight in all, each receiving SWCTN funding over the next six months to bring their ideas to life in readiness for the Automation showcase … Continue reading

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How to confound + confuse facial recognition technology

The South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) is a £6.5 million project to expand the use of creative technologies across the south west of England. The current cohort of 24 fellows are focussing their attention on automation, often regarded as … Continue reading

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Watershed hosts European Cinema Night

Watershed was one of only two cinemas in the UK to host this year’s edition of European Cinema Night with a special free preview of the German arthouse hit System Crasher followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer Frauke … Continue reading

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Watershed supported artists scoop top awards at IDFA

Victoria Mapplebeck’s The Waiting Room VR and Duncan Speakman’s site responsive audio tour, Only Expansion, were awarded the IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling and the Special Jury Award for Creative Tech in Immersive Non-Fiction respectively, at a ceremony in Amsterdam last week. Both projects are supported by Pervasive Media Studio – a … Continue reading

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Cape Town TV launches ‘The Womxn Show’ on gender-based violence

Cape Town Community Television (CTV) is launched a new show, The Womxn Show, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019. The show, funded by the Ford Foundation, looks at women’s issues with a focus on gender-based violence and gender justice. South Africa … Continue reading

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