Gameworlds: virtual media and children’s everyday play

DCRC are delighted to announce the publication of Dr. Seth Gidding’s latest, and eagerly awaited volume Gameworlds: virtual media and children’s everyday play (New York; Bloomsbury). Game studies is a rapidly developing field across the world, with a growing number of dedicated courses addressing video games and digital play as significant phenomena in contemporary everyday […]

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Valuing Creative Citizens

Reposted here, a recent guest contribution to the debates on the excellent Cultural Value Project blog from DCRC’s  Jon Dovey, co-investigator on the AHRC Media Community and the Creative Citizen project. The Creative Citizens research project was one of three funded in 2012 as part the of AHRC’s Connected Communities and Creative Economy call. Our […]

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The power of VR storytelling: Oscar Raby at the PM Studio

Last Friday we had the pleasure of hosting Oscar Raby in the Pervasive Media Studio, Bristol. As well as giving people the opportunity to watch his work Assent, on the Oculus Rift, he also gave a lunch time talk, outlining his journey towards producing a virtual reality documentary. In his talk, Oscar provided the context needed […]

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