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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Watershed hosts European Cinema Night

Watershed was one of only two cinemas in the UK to host this year’s edition of European Cinema Night with a special free preview of the German arthouse hit System Crasher followed by a Q&A with the film’s producer Frauke … Continue reading

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Watershed supported artists scoop top awards at IDFA

Victoria Mapplebeck’s The Waiting Room VR and Duncan Speakman’s site responsive audio tour, Only Expansion, were awarded the IDFA DocLab Award for Digital Storytelling and the Special Jury Award for Creative Tech in Immersive Non-Fiction respectively, at a ceremony in Amsterdam last week. Both projects are supported by Pervasive Media Studio – a … Continue reading

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Cape Town TV launches ‘The Womxn Show’ on gender-based violence

Cape Town Community Television (CTV) is launched a new show, The Womxn Show, on Tuesday, 15 October 2019. The show, funded by the Ford Foundation, looks at women’s issues with a focus on gender-based violence and gender justice. South Africa … Continue reading

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Interactive art studio Invisible Flock awarded ACE grant

Leeds-based interactive art studio, Invisible Flock, is one of 46 recipients of the Arts Council England Capital: Small Grants programme, which will allow them to invest in cutting edge digital tools, residencies, workshops and partnerships, and continue to innovate in … Continue reading

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Watershed welcomes new Leadership Team members

Watershed is delighted to welcome Anne Wong-Erven as General Manager and Sharmaine Lovegrove and Parys Gardener to the Watershed Board. Anne Wong-Erven takes up the new role of General Manager and joins the Executive Leadership team, working across the organisation … Continue reading

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South West Creative Technology Network: Data Fellowship Call

INVITATION TO APPLY SWCTN is a £6.6 million project to link research to development by expanding the use of creative technologies and supporting business growth across the region. Today SWCTN annouce they are seeking to appoint 24 Data Fellows to … Continue reading

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1 in 5 bisexual people have been sexually assaulted at work

Today is Bisexual Visibility day. It’s a day to celebrate bisexual people across the globe and highlight the history and culture of the bisexual community and address the issues faced by it. For Bisexual Awareness week , 16- 22 September, I have … Continue reading

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