Dr Seth Giddings

Dr. Seth Giddings

Seth is Associate Professor Digital Culture & Design at Winchester School of Art, University of Southampton. His research tackles the theory and practice of both popular and experimental media playful media, from videogames and social media to activist and art projects.

Seth has published widely on new media, videogames and play culture, and media theory. Recent research has centred on design ecologies of playful technologies, from mobile games to robots to playground swings. His publications include Gameworlds: virtual media and children’s everyday play (2014), Lister et al New Media: a critical introduction (2009), and he co-edited The New Media & Technocultures Reader (2011).