WritersMosaic – Discover new writing from underrepresented literary voices

“These are the voices I craved for decades of my life in Britain – the sheer talent, multiplicity of stories, identities and perspectives commissioned by WritersMosaic shows its potential to change our literary landscape. It could not have come soon enough.” … Continue reading

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Nomadic AND Festival resurfaces along Manchester Ship Canal + River Mersey

Festival of new cinema, digital culture and art Thu 27 May – Sun 11 July 2021 Resurfacing for seven weeks from 27 May – 11 July, Abandon Normal Devices Festival, the UK’s only roaming digital festival, will be presented in a brand … Continue reading

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SWCTN blog: Exploring the datafication of students

Timely and insightful blog below from South West Creative Technology Network (SWCTN) Data Fellow Dr Annie Blanchette. More details of Annie’s work and the other 23 Data Fellows and 6 Prototype Teams on the SWCTN website: www.swctn.org.uk. And see the … Continue reading

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Watershed partners with Philosophy and Politics teams at UWE Bristol and MUBI

CONVERSATIONS ABOUT CINEMA – THOUGHT IN ACTION On Thursday 25th February 2021 Watershed is launching a series of free online panel discussions called Conversations About Cinema: Thought in Action – a new partnership with the Philosophy, Politics and International Relations … Continue reading

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UK’s most celebrated West African Kora player Seckou Keita releases new single

Today, 12th February 2021, celebrated Kora player Seckou Keita, is releasing Elles Sont Toutes Belles, ‘They Are All Beautiful’, – the first single in a series of pan African collaborations to be released throughout 2021.  In a career spanning 25 years, Seckou has … Continue reading

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Send a ‘Beacon of Love’ playing love songs from Europe

From 1st February 2021 artist duo Action Hero will offer 150 people the opportunity to send a loved one a free digital ‘beacon’ playing 24 hours of love songs gathered from across the EU directly to their phone With so … Continue reading

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Watershed awarded grant from the Culture Recovery Fund

Watershed has today been awarded £731,993 from Arts Council England, as part of the Department for Digital, Culture, Media and Sport’s £1.57 billion Culture Recovery Fund, one of 1,385 cultural and creative organisations across the country receiving urgently needed support. The award will allow Watershed to … Continue reading

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Watershed announce shortlist for Depict ’20

WATCH, VOTE AND HAVE YOUR SAY NOW Depict is Watershed’s brilliant ultra-short film competition. Free to enter and open to anyone from anywhere in the world, there is just one rule – all films must be 90 seconds or less! … Continue reading

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Watershed’s reopening programme of ‘Films that Love the Cinema’ starts today

The Watershed building in Bristol opened this week. Ahh how we’ve missed them! Their cinemas will reopen today with a brilliant and characteristically eclectic programme they’ve called ‘Films That Love the Cinema’ …and love to be seen in the cinema. … Continue reading

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SWCTN Blog: Kickstarting the Data Economy

Excellent blog below from South West Creative Technology Network Data Fellow Tracey Bowen, creative, musician, producer and Pervasive Media Studio resident, who is researching blockchain solutions for data privacy and autonomous control. Data Dignity For All Data dignity and data … Continue reading

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