Curzon Memories App nominated for BUFVC Learning on Screen Award 2013

The Curzon Memories App has been nominated for a British Universities Film and Video Council Learning On Screen Award 2013 in the category of General Education Non-Broadcast / Multimedia. The awards ceremony is taking place at BFI London from 5.30pm on Thursday 18 April, followed by networking and a canapé reception.  Very honoured to have been nominated […]

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Face-to-Facebook – Joanna Zylinska on the ethics of mediation

We are delighted to announce that Professor Joanna Zylinska (Goldsmiths) will be the first of our invited speakers in 2013, to deliver a talk entitled ‘Face-to-Facebook: Being private, going public and the ethics of mediation’. Prof. Zylinska will examine the ethical implications of the mediated cultural subject. Drawing on the material from her latest book, […]

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Cinemapping workshop: taking New Cinema History into the mobile arena

The DCRC hosted a very successful day of discussions on Friday 25th Jan, bringing together an exciting international group of ‘New Cinema History’ scholars to talk about possible collaborations around the Cinemapping project led by Charlotte Crofts. A key aim of the project is to take existing web-based GIS interactive cinema mapping research into the mobile arena – […]

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City Strata poster wins prize at MeCCSA 2013

Charlotte Crofts’ academic poster, entitled City Strata: Locative Experience Design and Large-Scale Heritage Apps won a prize at MeCCSA 2013, the annual conference of the Media Communications and Cultural Studies Association. The conference was hosted by the University of Ulster, Derry on the theme of ‘Spaces and Places of Culture’ to coincde with Derry’s status as […]

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The DCRC seeks a new Director

The University of the West of England and the Digital Cultures Research Centre seek outstanding candidates in order to appoint a Director for the Digital Cultures Research Centre at Associate Professor level. The DCRC Director is responsible for the vision, leadership, promotion and budget of the Centre. Applicants will have an excellent record of research […]

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REACT Books and Print Sandbox launches, including a DCRC project

The REACT Books and Print Sandbox launched today at the Pervasive Media Studio with eight new projects exploring the new frontiers of publishing and the changing nature of books and other printed media. You can find out about all eight projects on the Books and Print section of the REACT website. Amongst the eight projects […]

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12 tweets on interactive documentary from 2012

On her Collabdocs blog, Senior Research Fellow Mandy Rose has collected together 12 tweets from 2012 that reflect an exciting year in interactive documentary. Mandy’s review of the year provides a fantastic overview of the wealth of activity in this exciting new field, to which she is an important contributor. 1. “Bear 71 – haunting, […]

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Mandy Rose: ‘Now the field is open’

Mandy Rose has pointed to a recently posted video of a talk she gave at a BBC Academy event, the focus was on crowd-funding, collaboration, and “connected documentary”. We have reposted the video here: [youtube http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=r6GDPceTTRI&w=100&h=400]

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DCRC Wednesday After Work #3 – Charlotte Crofts/Mandy Rose in conversation 12.12.12

Please join us this evening, Wednesday December 12th, for the third in our series of talks around the practice/research dynamic Explosions, Sex and Murder: A Talk about Mobile Technologies and Cinema HeritageCharlotte Crofts introduces two projects which explore cinema heritage: The Curzon Memories App http://bit.ly/VBAXzO and The Lost Cinemas of Castle Park the latter stemming […]

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Besides the Screen

Reporting from the 2nd Besides the Screen conference (Goldsmiths 1-2 December 2012) examining all forms of cinema that exist beside and between screens: “techniques of projection, the centrality of marginal processes, and the manifold systems of movie storage and transmission (as well as their possible materialities)” and exploring both theoretical and practical methods of academic research… Day 1 offered a box of delights, ranging […]

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