Screens – Waking a presence in Bristol’s concrete underbelly

By Jethro Brice Screens, by artist Dani Landau, is a pop-up installation which recently featured in a contested public space in Bristol. The work explores themes of urban renewal through the affective, material dimensions of processes of construction and deconstruction. The installation mobilises tensions between the virtual and the actual, and speaks to an interestContinue reading “Screens – Waking a presence in Bristol’s concrete underbelly”

Qualitative research at WOMAD

By Nina Williams WOMAD (World of Music Art and Dance) is a wonderfully eclectic festival, attracting a variety of visitors (including an admittedly large proportion of bare-footed middle class families seeking a weekend of escapism) and an even greater variety of entertainment sourced from around the world. Situated on an idyllic site (which includes anContinue reading “Qualitative research at WOMAD”

Summer project: Psychogeography

By Conal Dougan One of the benefits of being a part-time student is that, in the first year at least, the whole summer becomes an unofficial extended reading week. While the full-time students are busy working tirelessly on their dissertations, the part timers are left with five months off from May to September – theContinue reading “Summer project: Psychogeography”