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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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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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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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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LEADING MINDS GATHER TO DISCUSS CREATIVITY, TECHNOLOGY AND THE FUTURE AT YORK MEDIALE

What is the creative potential of solitude? What next for storytelling in videogames? How do politics & power shape our ongoing relationship with technology? Interaction designer and leading IoT entrepreneur, Alexandra Deschamps-Sonsino; British video-game designer Sam Barlow; creative technologist and … Continue reading

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Large scale sonic installation, 105+db, brings the energy and roar of football to Great Exhibition of the North

Experience the North’s passion for the beautiful game like never before…. Large scale sonic installation, 105+db, brings the energy and roar of five Northern football stadiums to Great Exhibition of the North From this Friday 22 June 2018 interactive arts … Continue reading

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Music unveiled at York Mediale: Suzanne Ciani, Kamaal Williams, Moses Boyd and more…

The leading ladies of electro and contemporary British jazz join forces as new media arts festival York Mediale announce their first music line up  Suzaane Ciani / Kamaal Williams / Moses Boyd / Skinny Pelembe / Beatrice Dillon / Laura Cannell … Continue reading

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The British TV stars who brought TIME’S UP to the BAFTAs

British TV stars brought the TIME’S UP movement to the British Academy Television Awards (BAFTAs) on Sunday to call time on sexual harassment, abuse and gender inequality Leading women from the TV industry – including Hayley Atwell, Millie Brady, Alexa … Continue reading

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