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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The Royal Opera House presents Current, Rising – the world’s first opera in hyper reality

From 19 December 2020 the Royal Opera House will present the world’s first opera in hyper reality: Current, Rising – a unique collaboration between the Royal Opera House’s innovation programme, Audience Labs, award-winning Figment Productions and Royal Holloway, University of … Continue reading

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Meet Container: the new online magazine about creative technology

Container is a new online magazine that puts the spotlight on the people and processes behind creative tech, and provides a platform for voices outside the mainstream. The magazine will be a home for different stories about creative technology: an … Continue reading

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Soundworlds: new podcast series bringing theatre to your ears

Soundworlds is a new four-part series of theatre podcasts directed by dramaturg Patrick Eakin Young and produced by Eleanor Turney using binaural sound to transport the listener to new worlds. The series takes the best bits of radio, theatre, sound art … 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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