Alexander Whitley & composer Daniel Elms present ‘The Age of Spiritual Machines’ at Southbank 14 May

On 14 May at the Southbank, London, boundary bending choreographer Alexander Whitley and award winning composer Daniel Elms will premiere “The Age of Spiritual Machines’ – a new work created for strings, electronics & two dancers, exploring the relationship between music, movement and … Continue reading

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Winners: Women’s International League for Peace & Freedom photography comp exploring militarised masculinities & alternatives

Huge congratulations to Colombian photographer Carolina Navas Gutiérrez, winner of The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom’s (WILPF) inaugural photography competition which invited photographers from around the world to respond to the theme ‘Militarised Masculinities and Alternatives’.  Carolina’s powerful … Continue reading

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Creative UK & UK Time’s Up in consultation with creative industries for ISA to tackle bullying & harassment

Barbara Broccoli, Keira Knightley, Naomie Harris, Rebecca Ferguson, Nadine Dorries, Dame Heather Rabbatts, Caroline Norbury MBE, Krishnendu Majumdar, Jennifer Smith, Sir Peter Bazalgette, Susanna White, Ade Rawcliffe, Kate Buckley and more… In the Spring of 2021, singer/songwriter Rebecca Ferguson met with the DCMS … Continue reading

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New study from Blueprint reveals how #MeToo & Black Lives Matter have transformed the workplace in US & Canada

A major new study by Blueprint, an NGO dedicated to thought leadership on masculinity and its impact on society, shows that male leaders in the US and Canada have become more inclusive, empathic, and collaborative following #MeToo, Time’s Up and Black Lives … Continue reading

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New Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom photography competition explores militarised masculinities

The Women’s International League for Peace and Freedom (WILPF), one of the world’s longest-standing women’s peace organisations, has just annoucned the launch of its photography competition dedicated to exploring notions of militarised masculinities and documenting the relationship between masculinities, conflict and peace, violence and care. … Continue reading

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Rival Consoles’ incredible soundscape composed for Alexander Whitley’s dance production Overflow, is out now

Rival Consoles new album Overflow, a resonant and explorative soundscape of original music, composed for renowned choreographer Alexander Whitley’s contemporary dance production of the same name is out now. Check out this brilliant video for first track, Monster, directed by Dan Medhurst … Continue reading

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THE RUSSIAN FILM FESTIVAL TO BE HELD FOR THE FIRST TIME IN THE UK ON BFI PLAYER

The Russian Film Festival will be held for the first time in the UK from November 12 to December 10, 2021 on BFI Player. Ten contemporary Russian films across various genres have been selected specifically for British audiences and will be … Continue reading

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Bristol-based Duncan Speakman, composer & sound artist, wins Immersive Art and XR Award at BFI London Film Festival

Massive congratulations to Watershed’s Pervasive Media Studio resident Duncan Speakman, who won the BFI London Film Festival’s first ever award in the Immersive Art and XR category for his augmented audio walk Only Expansion which uses innovative mobile electronics to … Continue reading

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Open call for Watershed’s Winter Residencies programme for UK based creative practitioners blending art and tech

A fantastic opportunity from Watershed who have just announced an open call for their funded Winter Residencies programme – they are looking for two UK based creative practitioners, who need time and support to develop ideas that blend art with … Continue reading

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BFI London Film Festival partners with Watershed to screen 14 Festival previews to Bristol & South West audiences

Watershed is delighted to once again partner with the BFI London Film Festival to bring film lovers across Bristol and the South West a unique and innovative Festival experience in 2021, allowing audiences to enjoy both cinema and virtual screenings across the Festival from tomorrow … Continue reading

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