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Moving Image Art: Three

25th February 2017 – 28th February 2017

MIA: 3 – the latest in a series of yearly exhibitions initiated by PhD students and staff at UWE Bristol Running from 25 Feb – 28th Feb 2017, the exhibition features a wide range of radical and exciting new video and digital projects by students, staff and related artists – work made in partnership with Bristol [...]

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Urban Knights: Urban Tourism

6th December 2016

Urban Knights is an ongoing programme of events, which provokes and promotes practical approaches to urban change. On Tuesday 6th December, the first Bristol edition of Urban Knights - Urban Tourism -  will take place – in partnership with DCRC and Pervasive Media Studio. The event is Free, but space is limited and advance booking is [...]

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Festival of Ideas/DCRC present – Animating the Inanimate: Automation and Frankenstein

22nd April 2016

Mary Shelley’s Frankenstein (1818) was published during a time of significant technological possibility. Objects and strange new organisms alike seemed to spring to life with the twist of an inventor’s wrench or the poke of a doctor’s scalpel. With such advancements came cultural upheaval and concern. The very essence of life was called into question. Panellists Marie Mulvey-Roberts, [...]

Open Talk: Teresa Heffernan ‘Animal Life, Social Robots, and Commodity Fetishism’

21st April 2016

Wired, hybridized, networked, biotic and abiotic, organic and inorganic, continuous with both the animal and the machine. The human, in Donna Haraway’s well-known 1980s phrasing, has become “cyborg.” Yet despite this “queer assemblage,” the fields of animal studies and technoculture studies rarely meet even though the analogy between the animal and the machine pervades scientific, [...]

The Anthropocene #3: Digital Negentropy and the Anthropocene in the Work of Bernard Stiegler

18th November 2015

In the year that sees Bristol as European Green Capital, the Digital Cultures Research Centre - UWE Bristol, is pleased to announce a series of public talks at Watershed, addressing the growing recognition of humanity’s profound impact on the earth - The Anthropocene: Looking for the Emergency Exit. The term Anthropocene, was coined by Dutch chemist Paul Crutzen in 2000 [...]

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The Anthropocene #2: Photography after the Human or How to Reimagine the Anthropocene

21st October 2015

In the year that sees Bristol as European Green Capital, the Digital Cultures Research Centre - UWE Bristol, is pleased to announce a series of public talks at Watershed, addressing the growing recognition of humanity’s profound impact on the earth - The Anthropocene: Looking for the Emergency Exit. The term Anthropocene, was coined by Dutch chemist Paul Crutzen in 2000 [...]

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The Anthropocene #1: No Man’s Land – A Geology of Media

1st October 2015

In the year that sees Bristol as European Green Capital, the Digital Cultures Research Centre – UWE Bristol, is pleased to announce a series of public talks at Watershed, addressing the growing recognition of humanity’s profound impact on the earth – The Anthropocene: Looking for the Emergency Exit. The term Anthropocene, was coined by Dutch [...]

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Facade and Fact: Design Cultures of Bath & Bristol 1700 to the Present

11th September 2015

Over the past few months, Bristol & Bath by Design has asked people why they design here. Our goal has been to understand the pull that this region has for design and design-led industry, as well as to get at the heart of this place and what it really means to be here today. However, [...]

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Writing Digital: MIX 03

2nd July 2015 – 4th July 2015

Following the success of the last two MIX DIGITAL conferences, Bath Spa University is hosting Writing Digital: MIX DIGITAL 3 in the newly completed Commons building at the Newton Park Campus, just outside of Bath. MIX DIGITAL has established itself as an innovative forum for the discussion and exploration of writing and technology, attracting an [...]

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i-Docs presents: Nonny De la Peña – Experiments in VR & ‘immersive journalism’

5th June 2015

Dubbed the “Godmother of VR” and named by FastCompany’s CoCreate as “…one of the 13 people who make the world more creative”, Nonny De la Peña is pioneering the use of virtual reality gaming techniques that offer fully immersive experiences of news stories. She has created a number of ‘immersive journalism’ pieces including Project Syria, [...]