April 2013

Abracadabra! Watershed seeks Magician for unusual spell

Tue 30 Apr, 2013

We are impossibly excited to have launched our search for a Magician in Residence! We are seeking an adventurous soul with an appetite for the unusual, an artistic temperament and an affinity for geek, with suggested skills of 'disappearing interfaces, conjuring circuits, pulling robotic rabbits out of haptic hats'.

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Play Colour Keepers - a brand new game - this weekend only!

Tue 23 Apr, 2013

Enter the Zone, battle with light, and then escape on your bike!

Part exploration, part battle, part collaboration, Colour Keepers is a unique commission for Bristol Temple Quarter using the new artist-designed BikeTAG light system to create an innovative street game to light up Bristol’s Enterprise Zone.

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Discover Egypt Now at Watershed

Wed 10 Apr, 2013

Watershed explores the rich past and complicated present of Egypt in our April season Egypt Now (Tue 16 – Tue 30 April). Focusing on a recent surge in contemporary filmmaking in Egypt, we present five fascinating films providing an essential context to the momentous upheavals that led to the unfolding of the Arab Spring.

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Digital doesn't mean losing the plot

Tue 9 Apr, 2013

Writer and Pervasive Media Studio resident Tom Abba is the co-creator, along with artist Duncan Speakman, of These Pages Fall Like Ash, a first of its kind narrative experience that will allow you to become part of its story, to explore Bristol, and discover a whole new way of reading.

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Bristol-made film Flying Blind opens at Watershed

Thu 4 Apr, 2013

Bristol itself takes a starring role in Flying Blind, a passionate love story of an older woman and a young Muslim man, opening at Watershed on Fri 12 April. Filmed last year in the city centre, Harbourside, Clifton, the Downs, Easton and Stokes Croft, you will recognise some iconic Bristol locations. Helen McCrory (Hugo, Skyfall, Harry Potter) takes the lead role as Frankie, a high-flying aerospace engineer whose carefully controlled existence is thrillingly undone by a love affair.

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