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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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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State of the World Father’s Report launches today

Today sees the launch of the State of the World’s Fathers Report 2021, the fourth edition of the globally recognized, biennial report produced by Promundo, dedicated to changing power structures, policies, and social norms around care work and to advance gender equality.  The … Continue reading

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Bristol artist & activist brings Watershed’s outdoor space to life

 Watershed, Bristol’s much loved independent cinema, cultural centre and supporter of emerging talent, has commissioned a series of stunning illustrations and poem called Heart of Lightness from artist and activist Lucy J Turner to transform and bring life to their outdoor space as part … Continue reading

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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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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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